Mainers struck back against the German army a century ago
In the summer of 1918, French Marshal Ferdinand Foch would launch the first major Allied counteroffensive against the German army, called the Second Battle of the Marne. Maine's own 103rd Infantry Regiment would be at the heart of this new counteroffensive, striking out of the famous Belleau Wood to seize the town of Torcy on July 18 and then taking Hill 190 on July 20 to break the German line.
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