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On 1 8 August he concluded that: 'The enemy may engage only a fraction of his
right wing north of the Meuse. While his centre is engaged frontally by our Third
and Fourth Armies, the other part of his northern group, south of the Meuse, may
On I5 August, German cavalry appeared on the Meuse at Dinant, south of Narnur.
On that day Lanrezac obtained permission to shift the front of his forces from the
east, facing the Ardennes, to the north-east, between the Rivers Meuse and ...
Charteris claimed that the meteorological records indicated that bad weather '
arrived in Flanders every August, with the regularity of the Indian monsoon'.
There is plenty of anecdotal evidence that refutes this contention, most obviously
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THE BACKGROUND TO THE WAR 18711914
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