Battle Of The Frontiers timeline

  • The Battle of Mulhouse

    The Battle of Mulhouse (or Mülhausen), which began on August 9, 1914, was the opening attack of World War I by the French army against Germany. The... Read more

  • Battle of Haelen (1914)

    First Field Battle in Belgium The first field battle of the war in Belgium took place northwest of Liege, on August 12, when a force of 5000... Read more

  • Battle of Lorraine

    On the morning of August 15, 1914, General de Castelnau's Second French army moved rapidly toward the Lorraine border on a front extending from... Read more

  • Battle of the Ardennes

    The Battle of the Ardennes was one of the opening battles of World War I. It took place from August 21-23, 1914, part of the Battle of the... Read more

  • Battle of Charleroi

    The French army of Gen. Lanrezac, on the day following the battle of Neufchateau, met with defeat, because that general had failed to carry out his... Read more

  • Battle of Mons

    Although the French armies on his right were in full retreat from the Belgian frontier on August 23, 1914 following their defeat first at Neuf... Read more