7 September 1914

Von Kluck now moved the left wing of his First Army almost forty miles northwards across the front of the B.E.F. to join his counter-attack on the French Sixth Army.  On this day the B.E.F. marched about fifteen miles towards him, but hardly engaged with the cavalry screen he had left behind.  The French armies on the B.E.F.’s right were still locked in bloody and indecisive battles with von Bűlow’s Second Army.

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About Patrick Miles

I am a writer who specialises in Anton Chekhov and is writing a biography of George Calderon.
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