Belleau wood



a forest in N France, NW of Château-Thierry: a memorial to the U.S. Marines who won a battle there 1918.
Historical Examples

The Story of the Great War, Volume VII (of VIII) Various
America’s War for Humanity Thomas Herbert Russell
The Story of the Great War, Volume VII (of VIII) Various
New York Times Current History: The European War, Vol. 8, Pt. 2, No. 1, July 1918 Various
The Story of the Great War, Volume VII (of VIII) Various
The Story of the Great War, Volume VII (of VIII) Various
Our Army at the Front Heywood Broun
The Story of the Great War, Volume VII (of VIII) Various
Our Navy in the War Lawrence Perry
Our Army at the Front Heywood Broun

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a forest in N France: site of a battle (1918) in which the US Marines halted a German advance on Paris

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