- a city in S Belgium.
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The French were compelled to withdraw their right from Charleroi.
The capture of Charleroi, of course, dissipated it as a dream.
At nightfall on August 22, 1914, Charleroi burst into flames.
Von Hausen took the French at Charleroi completely by surprise.
Slightly wounded at Charleroi, he had been in one of the hospitals for a few days.Fighting in France
- a town in SW Belgium, in Hainaut province: centre of an industrial region. Pop: 200 608 (2004 est)
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