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Americans equipped with portable French flame throwers attack a German position at Cantigny, south of Amiens. A German (seen in center) emerges from his dugout to surrender--one of 120 Germans captured in the attack. Below: A charge against the Germans by members of the U.S. Army 335th Infantry.

Below Left: German entrenched positions are targeted by a 37mm gun crew during an advance of the US 23rd Infantry. Below Right: Americans utilizing French Renault tanks move forward to the battle line in the Argonne Forest.


Below: An American stands in the thicket of Belleau Wood at what had been a scene of intensive fighting with thousands of casualties.

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