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Location type: City
Location address: France, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, Landrecies
Number of texts: 2
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It is the site of a skirmish between the British I Corps under Douglas Haig and the German Fifth Army on 25 August 1914.

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Landrecies was fotified by a Vauban. The reason is that due to the geological construction, Landrecies is a gate to the north, that is the Ardennes. As such, it makes it an obvious place to pass an army.

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