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aug 23, 1914 - Battle of Mons

Description:

First British battle of WWI, by the Mons-Conde canal. At first, British easily defeated oncoming German troops with machine guns, but a loop made the british vulnerable, and they were ultimately forced to make a "tactical retreat".
1,600-2,000 casualties for the French and the BEF
2,4000 casualties for the Germans

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Date:

aug 23, 1914
Now
~ 107 years ago

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