Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Emilienne Moreau and the Battle of Loos

It was October 1915. Neither the Germans nor the British and French had gained a significant advantage over the other on the Western Front. Military leaders on both sides of the gridlock tried to create the plan, a "Big Push" that would lead to a decisive victory and end the war.

None of these leaders realized that a teenage girl would be forever associated with a battle that would emerge from one of these plans. The name of that girl was Emilienne Moreau.
Emilienne had been 16 years old when the Germans invaded France in August 1914...

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