Definition of Meuse-argonne
1. Noun. An American operation in World War I (1918); American troops under Pershing drove back the German armies which were saved only by the armistice on November 11.
Generic synonyms: Military Operation, Operation
Terms within: Battle Of St Mihiel, Saint-mihiel, St Mihiel
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 Meuse-argonne
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. History of the World War by Frank Herbert Simonds (1920)
"The last two will be well known to Americans, who broke the first in the Meuse-Argonne and reached the second after St. Mihiel. ..."
2. The New York Times Current History (1920)
"At the moment of the opening of the Meuse-Argonne battle the enemy had ten divisions in line and ten In reserve on the front between ..."
3. The Fourth Division: Its Services and Achievements in the World War by Christian Albert Bach, Henry Noble Hall (1920)
"... CHAPTER XI THE meuse-argonne OFFENSIVE—1ST PHASE THE Battle of the Meuse-Argonne will always stand out as the greatest in American history and as the ..."
4. The History of the A. E. F. by Shipley Thomas (1920)
"CHAPTER XIV meuse-argonne—SECOND PHASE (October 4-30, 1918) Main Line of Resistance Broken—American Casualties Reach Peak of the War—ist Division's Signal ..."
5. A Journal of the Great War by Charles Gates Dawes (1921)
"SOUILLY: GENERAL PERSHING'S HEADQUARTERS FOR FIRST FIELD ARMY DURING THE meuse-argonne OFFENSIVE The Headquarters Building is the three-story building just ..."
6. Circuits of Victory by Abraham Lincoln Lavine (1921)
"CHAPTER XLV THE meuse-argonne IN order to convey an adequate picture of the part ... The battle of the Meuse-Argonne, so called because its main attack was ..."