Definition of Battle of the marne
1. Noun. A World War I battle in northwestern France where the Allies defeated the Germans in 1918.
Generic synonyms: Pitched Battle
Group relationships: First World War, Great War, War To End War, World War 1, World War I
Geographical relationships: France, French Republic
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Literary usage of Battle of the marne
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Literary Digest History of the World War: Compiled from Original and (1919)
"... of 1914 in the first battle of the Marne, when under Joffre, he launched his thrust at La Fere Champenoise and decided the issue of the great battle. ..."
2. A Brief History of the Great War by Carlton Joseph Huntley Hayes (1920)
"... SCENE OF THE LAST GERMAN OFFENSIVE: THE SECOND battle of the marne advancing infantry being protected by large numbers of tanks and a creeping barrage. ..."
3. The Elements of the Great War by Hilaire Belloc (1916)
"It is the Battle of the Marne which is the main subject of these pages. Round it, and in connection with it, only can we read the corresponding events in ..."
4. Belgium: A Personal Narrative by Brand Whitlock (1919)
"... THE battle of the marne Affiches, indeed, just then and afterwards, played as large a part in the life of Brussels as had newspapers before the war. ..."
5. The New York Times Current History (1917)
"... a mil- the action of Foch at the battle of the Marne lion times repeated of concrete details can as they formerly marked his teaching—are create, ..."
6. Memoirs of the Crown Prince of Germany by Crown Prince of Germany William (1922)
"So, then, I am said to be answerable for the disastrous retreat ordered by the Higher Command after the Battle of the Marne in the year 1914. ..."
7. The Story of the Great War by Francis Joseph Reynolds, Allen Leon Churchill, Leonard Wood, Francis Trevelyan Miller, Austin Melvin Knight, Frederick Palmer, Frank Herbert Simonds, Arthur Brown Ruhl (1916)
"... the movement to carry forward the German retreat across the Marne as a part of the same group of conflicts. CHAPTER XVIII SUMMARY OF battle of the marne ..."