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Nivelle Offensive

Battle Name : Nivelle Offensive

Date(s) : 16 April 1917 - 20 April 1917

Part of : First World War , The Western Front ,

Outcome : A victory for German Imperial Forces over French Forces

Type of battle : Land


A clear defeat for the French, all attacks being beaten back with costly losses. The failure brought about the sacking of Nivelle and widespread mutiny in the French Army