sep 6, 1914 - Battle of the Marne
On the British "tactical retreat", Marne was decided to be a town that the British would not lose, as it could be defended easily due to the river. This was a cruial point in the war, as this began the race to the sea.
263,000 casualtiess for the British and French
(13,000 casualties for the British)
250,000 casualties for the Germans
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