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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A village of northeast France on the Meuse River east of Paris. The World War I battle here (September 12–14, 1918) was the first major American offensive led by Gen. John J. Pershing and forced the Germans to relinquish a salient held since 1914.

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  • noun a battle in the Meuse-Argonne operation in World War I (1918); the battle in which American troops launched their first offensive in France

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Examples

  • No sooner had Pershing disengaged his forces from the Saint-Mihiel battle than he mounted a final American offensive to punch like a battering ram through German lines on the Western Front between the Meuse River and the dense Argonne Forest with more than a million men.

    Wild Bill Donovan

  • No sooner had Pershing disengaged his forces from the Saint-Mihiel battle than he mounted a final American offensive to punch like a battering ram through German lines on the Western Front between the Meuse River and the dense Argonne Forest with more than a million men.

    Wild Bill Donovan

  • My nephew was killed on the 18th of the following September, 1918, at Saint-Mihiel.

    Archive 2008-11-01

  • The attack was part of the huge American-led offensive around Saint-Mihiel, France, that came as allied forces battered the German army in the closing months of the war.

    WWI soldier buried at Arlington, 91 years after he died during battle in France

  • Rising rapidly, he rocketed to brigadier general and directed the Allied air effort supporting the huge Saint-Mihiel offensive in September 1918.

    Whirlwind

  • My nephew was killed on the 18th of the following September, 1918, at Saint-Mihiel.

    The Remembrance Ceremony

  • The attack was part of the huge American-led offensive around Saint-Mihiel, France, that came as allied forces battered the German army in the closing months of the war.

    WWI soldier buried at Arlington, 91 years after he died during battle in France

  • Rising rapidly, he rocketed to brigadier general and directed the Allied air effort supporting the huge Saint-Mihiel offensive in September 1918.

    Whirlwind

  • The attack was part of the huge American-led offensive around Saint-Mihiel, France, that came as allied forces battered the German army in the closing months of the war.

    WWI soldier buried at Arlington, 91 years after he died during battle in France

  • Those who did told stories of places like Belleau Wood, Soissons, Château-Thierry, Saint-Mihiel.

    Devil Dog

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