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The capture of Liège

Battle Name : The capture of Liège

Date(s) : 16 August 1914

Part of : First World War , The Western Front ,

Outcome : A victory for German Army over Belgian garrison

Type of battle : Land


Liege, one of the strongest fortresses in Europe had been systematically reduced by heavy seige artillery and it's garrison, after an honourable defence, surrendered on the 16th.