100 Years Ago: Meuse-Argonne Offensive begins

American troops using French-built Renault FT-17 tanks move up to a forward area near Boureville in the Argonne Forest, 26 September 1918 © IWM (Q 58691) Posted on centenarynews.com on 26 September 2018 On 26 September 1918 troops of the First Army, American Expeditionary Force aided by a corps of French soldiers began a major offensive in [...]

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Kick-starting the Meuse-Argonne: The American Army goes again on Western Front

American soldiers resting in a shallow trench in the Argonne Forest (Image: via Wikimedia Commons/US official photo/public domain) Posted on centenarynews.com on 07 October 2018   After four days of intense fighting in the Meuse-Argonne, beginning on 26 September 1918, American Expeditionary Force commander General John Pershing called a temporary halt to most – though not all [...]

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The Meuse-Argonne: Remembering America’s biggest battle

Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery (Photo: Patrick Gregory) Posted on centenarynews.com on 26 September 2018 On Sunday 23 September 2018 the American WW1 cemetery at Romagne-sous-Montfaucon in north-east France played host to a centennial ceremony, paying tribute to the 26,000 fallen of the United States’ Meuse-Argonne offensive 100 years ago. The campaign – which began the Allies’ last push of the war [...]

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