The Second Battle of the Marne<br />By: Rosa E.<br />Yareli M.<br />Sandra M.<br />SarahiV.<br />
Who Fought?<br />French troops<br /> Moroccan troops<br />American troops(140,000 men)<br />All of these troops were fighting against German troops<br />The Moroccan troops were allies of France who were located in North Africa.<br />These troops are fighting from a trench.<br /> France Morocco U.S.A<br /> vs.<br />Germany<br />
Where and When did the battle take place?<br />The battle took place about 80 km northeast from Paris, France.<br />It took place in the Aisne-Marne Sector.<br />This battle took place on July 18, 1918.<br />
Why were they fighting?<br /><ul><li>The reason as to why they were fighting was because Erich von Ludendorff (a German leader) wanted to break through the stalemate between the allies and the central powers.
Erich von Ludendorff’s plan</li></ul>made the allied powers <br />become angry.<br />Erich von Ludendorff<br />
What is the significance of this battle?<br />In the Battle of Marne, the Allies had managed to stop the German troops from invading the Western Front.<br />General Ludendorff announced their defeat on September 29, 1919. <br />The German leaders soon asked for peace but was denied the opportunity because of their type of government.<br />
[Continued]<br />This led to the collapse of their imperial government, and the creation of their new democratic government.<br />
“Second Battle of Marne”. Web. 25 Jan. 2011. http://www.worldwar1.com/dbc/2marne.htm.<br />Spielvogel, Jackson J. World History Modern Times. The McGraw-Hill Companies, 2006.<br />Works Cited<br />