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Cantigny

[ kahn-tee-nyee ]

noun

  1. a village in N France, S of Amiens: first major battle of U.S. forces in World War I, May 1918.


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Several days later I found two boys in one of the hospitals who told me of their experiences in the Cantigny attack.

They had captured Cantigny after elaborate preparations under the direction of the French, but here there were no preparations.

Those days before Cantigny were marked by particularly heavy artillery fire.

In retaliation, our guns almost levelled Cantigny and a nearby village which the enemy occupied.

Beyond the enemy second line trench the road led straight into Cantigny and Tom could see the houses in the distance.

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