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September 11, 1914

THE SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, September 11, 1914 
* Battle of the Marne 

This 20 page newspaper has two column headlines on the front page that include: "ALLIES LEFT GAINS 37 MILES" "BELGIAN ARMY DRIVES GERMANS BACK" and more (see photos).

Other news of the day with much on World War I. Complete with 20 pages, 18 by 22.5 inches, with light browning and little margin tear, but otherwise in good condition. Should be handled with care

wikipedia: The First Battle of the Marne (also known as the Miracle of the Marne) was a World War I battle fought from 5 September to 12 September 1914. It resulted in a Franco-British victory against the German army under Chief of Staff Helmuth von Moltke the Younger.

By the end of August 1914, the whole Allied army on the Western Front had been forced into a general retreat back towards Paris. Meanwhile the two main German armies continued through France. It seemed that Paris would be taken as both the French Army and the British Expeditionary Force fell back towards the Marne River.

Category: The 20th Century

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