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Battle Name : Lorraine

Date(s) : 14 August 1914 - 22 August 1914

Part of : First World War , The Western Front , The Battles of the Frontiers ,

Outcome : A victory for German Imperial Forces over French Army

Type of battle : Land


The French First and Second armies made a full-scale offensive against the German line south-east of Metz. The German Sixth and Seventh armies opposing them made an orderly withdrawal, followed by a convincing counter-attack, forcing the French back to Nancy.