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In the early days of September—the time of touch and go—General Callicni hold Parts with 165,000 men. The British were marched from Sanlis and Compiegno diagonally to Coulammisrs. General Manourny's army was railed up from the south, and compelled Von Kluck to face west. In doing so Von Kluck presented his southern flank to the British at Coulommiers. Simultaneously the Fifth French Army held up the main battle east and west of Montmlrail. The co-ordination of strategy decided the battle of the Marne.

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In the early days of September—the time of touch and go—General Callicni hold Parts with 165,000 men. The British were marched from Sanlis and Compiegno diagonally to Coulammisrs. General Manourny's army was railed up from the south, and compelled Von Kluck to face west. In doing so Von Kluck presented his southern flank to the British at Coulommiers. Simultaneously the Fifth French Army held up the main battle east and west of Montmlrail. The co-ordination of strategy decided the battle of the Marne., Evening Star, Issue 15674, 12 December 1914

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In the early days of September—the time of touch and go—General Callicni hold Parts with 165,000 men. The British were marched from Sanlis and Compiegno diagonally to Coulammisrs. General Manourny's army was railed up from the south, and compelled Von Kluck to face west. In doing so Von Kluck presented his southern flank to the British at Coulommiers. Simultaneously the Fifth French Army held up the main battle east and west of Montmlrail. The co-ordination of strategy decided the battle of the Marne. Evening Star, Issue 15674, 12 December 1914

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