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The Retreat from Mons was the long, fighting retreat by Allied forces to the River Marne, on the Western Front in the First World War after their holding action against the Imperial German Armies at the Battle of Mons on 23rd August 1914. They were closely pursued by the Germans as they retreated to the town of Le Cateau where they set up defensive positions. Four British divisions were attacked by six German.
oil on canvas
H 60 x W 94 cm