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  Marne - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Marne is a département in northeastern France named after the Marne River which flows through the département.
Marne was one of the original 83 departments created during the French Revolution on March 4, 1790.
Marne is part of the region of Champagne-Ardenne and is surrounded by the departments of Ardennes, Meuse, Haute-Marne, Aube, Seine-et-Marne, and Aisne.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Marne   (172 words)

  
 The Art of Marne Jaye
Marne Jaye was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and raised in Marin County, California.
Marne's oil paintings generally use bright colors with a graphic quality that some interpret as a blend of primitive and contemporary styles.
Marne's original paintings can be seen on public display at Marin General Hospital in Greenbrae, California and Kaiser Permanente locations in Sacramento, Walnut Creek, and Hayward, California.
www.marnejaye.com   (239 words)

  
 Haute-Marne - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Haute-Marne is a département in the northeast of France named after the Marne River.
Haute-Marne is part of the current region of Champagne-Ardenne and is surrounded by the départements of Meuse, Vosges, Haute-Saône, Côte-d'Or, Aube, and Marne.
The fortified town of Langres, the Renaissance castle of Joinville, and the village of Colombey-les-deux-Églises are all major attractions.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Haute-Marne   (133 words)

  
 Marne Ryan
Marne's choice of stones for her jewelry ranges from flamboyant and costly boulder opal; to the work of artist-stonecutters like Bernd Munsteiner of Idar-Oberstein, Germany, and Michael Caldwell of Idaho; to asymmetric cuts of more humble stones like rutilated or tourmalinated quartz.
Marne considers teaching her craft an ethical imperative, a sort of sowing of the seeds of future generations of craftspeople.
Marne also feels that she 'teaches to learn', that every now and then some aspect of a technique or problem will present itself to her in a new light through the teaching process.
www.modernsilver.com /marneryan.html   (1331 words)

  
 BBC - History - Battle of the Marne: 6-10 September 1914   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The First Battle of the Marne marked the end of the German sweep into France and the beginning of the trench warfare that was to characterise World War One.
The German northern wing was weakened further by the removal of 11 divisions to fight in Belgium and East Prussia.
The counterattack of the French 5th and 6th Armies and the BEF developed into the First Battle of the Marne, a general counter-attack by the French Army.
www.bbc.co.uk /history/war/wwone/battle_marne.shtml   (541 words)

  
 History of the Marne Taxi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
During the "Battle of the Marne", our Taxi was captured by the German Forces, used by their troops for transport and medical purposes.
The "Marne Taxi" was delegated to the "Forty and Eight" Voiture 25 of Portland, Oregon.
The "Marne taxi" was shipped from France to Portland via Panama, where it was "Almost lost" when the ship carrying it was involved in a "Ship Wreck"...
members.aol.com /gjscsm/history.html   (363 words)

  
 First World War.com - Battles - The First Battle of the Marne, 1914
The First Battle of the Marne was conducted between 6-12 September 1914, with the outcome bringing to an end the war of movement that had dominated the First World War since the beginning of August.
The German armies ceased their withdrawal after 40 miles at a point north of the River Aisne, where the First and Second Armies dug in, preparing trenches that were to last for several years.
In a strategic triumph at the First Battle of the Marne, which ended on 10 September, the French forces - assisted by the British - had succeeded in throwing back the German offensive, recapturing lost ground in the process.
www.firstworldwar.com /battles/marne1.htm   (774 words)

  
 First World War.com - Battles - The Second Battle of the Marne, 1918
After it became clear that the Germans had not only failed in their aim to win the war in this offensive, but had in fact lost ground, a number of German commanders, including Crown Prince Wilhelm, believed the war was lost.
To that end he determined to lure Allied forces from Belgium to the Marne in a huge diversionary attack, preparatory to a renewed offensive further north.
Chemin des Dames ridge en route, a formidable position held by the Germans in 1914 and lost, at great cost to the French, during the 1917 Nivelle Offensive.
www.firstworldwar.com /battles/marne2.htm   (804 words)

  
 Nogent-sur-Marne (Municipality, Val-de-Marne, France)
In her chronicles of the royal court of France, the Venitian writer (and early feminist) Christine de Pisan (1365-1430) already celebrated the fresh air and the festivals given in the island of Beauté.
In the middle of the XIXth century, another flush of "houses in the country" was built on the banks of the Marne by the rich Parisians in a castel-like style characterized by turrets.
The guinguettes in Robinson were served by the line to Sceaux, whereas the guiguettes on the Marne were served by the line of the Bastille.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/fr-94-nm.html   (2040 words)

  
 Kindermusik With Marne
Kindermusik with Marne Gleason is held at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, this program was introduced by Marne Gleason to St.
John because she saw the need for an extraordinary program that would be a great asset for such a large community full of families.
Marne's Kindermusik program currently has more than 100 students enrolled.
www.kindermusikwithmarne.com   (263 words)

  
 3rd Infantry Division (Mechanized) "Rock Of The Marne!"
A new chapter of Marne history began with the activation of the 3rd Infantry Division (Mechanized) at Fort Stewart and in the Coastal Empire.
Midway through this deployment (SFOR 8), 2nd Brigade, 3rd I.D. was relieved by the 48th Brigade of the Georgia National Guard on April 1, 2001 for SFOR 9.
Throughout the early months of the year, a multitude of flights proceeded to carry the Marne Division's more than 20,000 Soldiers to the Middle East, where they continued to train in preparation for the possibility of war.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/agency/army/3id.htm   (1675 words)

  
 The Second Battle of the Marne
The Second Battle of the Marne marked the turning of the tide in World War I. It began with the last German offensive of the conflict and was quickly followed by the first allied offensive victory of 1918.
Paris is still France, and the approach of the German lines along the Marne toward Paris had caused apprehension throughout France; it was essential that the threat on Paris be relieved at the earliest possible moment.
The plan then really involved attacking the entire Marne salient, the principal blow falling at first on the west face, with the critical point, at which eventual success or failure would be determined, southwest of Soissons.
www.worldwar1.com /dbc/2marne.htm   (3464 words)

  
 The Harlan Tribune - News - 12/27/2005 - Marne-Elk Horn Telephone provides many services
Since its beginning, Marne Elk Horn has grown from its small roots to the stockholder-owned corporation it is today.
However, Marne Elk Horn took on a larger task this past fall: extending its telephone and DSL services to Exira.
Marne Elk Horn currently serves as the main source of telephone services in all of the communities it serves, except Exira.
www.zwire.com /site/news.cfm?newsid=15796484&BRD=901&PAG=461&dept_id=130069&rfi=6   (484 words)

  
 The Battle of the Marne
He requested that the BEF, which after the long and wearisome retreat all the way from Mons was well behind the French lines and south of the Marne, to join the attack.
Tactically the battle was not fought to a finish, as the German units recovered from the initial shock of the Allied attack to begin an orderly retreat.
The defeat of the German Army on the Marne was decisive.
www.1914-1918.net /bat3.htm   (622 words)

  
 MSN Encarta - Battle of the Marne
Battle of the Marne, name of two battles of World War I; the first halted German advance into northeastern France, and the second tipped the balance of power in favor of the Allied forces.
The Germans, according to the plan of General Erich Ludendorff, attacked to the east and west of Reims.
One of the centers of fiercest combat was at Château-Thierry, where the American troops won their first decisive victory.
encarta.msn.com /encnet/refpages/refarticle.aspx?refid=761561939   (359 words)

  
 Marne River --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
The Marne River, in northeastern France, is the largest branch of the Seine.
It was the scene of two decisive battles of World War I. The river is 326 miles (525 kilometers) long, rising 4.5 miles (7.2 kilometers) south of Langres on the Langres Plateau.
With its major tributaries, especially the Marne, Oise, and Eure rivers, it drains most of the Paris Basin and upper Normandy and is an important waterway to and from Paris...
www.britannica.com /ebi/article-9329210   (733 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Marne, river, France, France (French Physical Geography) - Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Marne, river, c.325 mi (520 km) long, rising in the Langres plateau, NE France, and flowing in an arc generally NW to the Seine River near Paris.
The Marne-Rhine Canal and the Marne-SaOne Canal also connect with the Aisne, Meuse, Moselle, and Saar rivers.
During World War I and World War II, the Marne region was the scene of much fighting, with especially heavy losses among the British forces.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/M/MarneR.html   (187 words)

  
 Marne Depot   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The station in Marne was built by the Grand Rapids, Grand Haven and Muskegon Railway.
Marne was "third rail territory, where the cars were powered by a "hot" third rail at ground level.
Some time after abandonment, the Marne depot was purchased by Dr. Miller of Marne.
user.mc.net /~louisvw/depot/marne/marne.htm   (214 words)

  
 Marne, river, France
The medieval Gothic Cathedral of Saint Etienne on the banks of the Marne river.
St Etienne Cathedral (XIII cent,31m4),on the Marne river, where BOSSUET,writer & orator, is burried.
Along the Marne river near the town of Chau-Thierry.
www.infoplease.com /ce6/world/A0831918.html   (167 words)

  
 2nd Battle of the Marne
The German attack on the Marne was launched by General Erich von Ludendorff on 15th July.
Twenty-three divisions of the First and Third Armies attacked the French Fourth Army in the east of Reims and seventeen divisions of the Seventh army took on the French Fifth Army to the west.
Allied casualties during the 2nd Battle of the Marne were heavy: French (95,000), British (13,000) and United States (12,000).
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /FWWmarne2.htm   (351 words)

  
 Seine-et-Marne houses for sale
50 minutes from Paris, an old mill with 360 m² of living space on a branch of the Marne, in land of 4.2 acres with tennis court.
The property dates back to the 18th century, is very attractive and has a large lake and views over the beginnings of th...
Elegance and laid-back living at a well established, walled, private French Château estate of 40 acres, with 2 fishponds, heated pool, tennis court, mature park and gardens and many fine period details.
www.green-acres.com /properties/departements/seine_et_marne.htm   (633 words)

  
 First Marne   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
By the end of August 1914, the whole of the allied army on the western front had been forced into a general retreat back towards Paris as the German First and second Armies continued their drive through France.
As this action was going on, the allied reserves would be thrown in to restore the ranks as well as attack the German flanks.
On the 10th of September, the battle of the Marne was officially over and the race to the sea had begun.
www.geocities.com /Athens/Acropolis/2354/marne.html   (409 words)

  
 The Legends and Traditions of the Great War: Taxi Cabs of the Marne
French writer Georges Blond in his 1962 book The Marne treats the legend of the taxis of the Marne with respect and humor.
By September 8, two days after Gallieni had his brilliant idea, the taxis of the Marne had transported about 4000 badly needed soldiers to reinforce the 6th Army facing the Germans at the crucial point of battle near Nanteuil.
Additions and comments on these pages may be directed to: Michael E. Hanlon (medwardh@hotmail.com) regarding content, or to Mike Iavarone (mikei01@execpc.com) regarding form and function.
www.worldwar1.com /heritage/marnetaxis.htm   (493 words)

  
 Orbitz: Hotel Details
As a local and nationally designated landmark, built in 1889, the Castle Marne is considered to be the finest remaining example of architect William Lang.
A stay at the Historic Castle Marne combines old world elegance and Victorian charm with modern-day pampered luxury.
A National Historic Landmark, Castle Marne is an impressive stone fortress designed and built in 1889 by the renowned architect William Lang for a contemporary silver baron.
www.orbitz.com /App/ViewSpecificHotelLP?masterId=27615   (453 words)

  
 Search Results for "Haute-Marne"
An agricultural center, its manufactures include machinery and plastics.
It is a trading and transportation center; its manufactures...
28,900), capital of Haute-Marne dept., NE France, in Champagne, at the confluence of the Marne and Saize rivers.
www.bartleby.com /cgi-bin/texis/webinator/sitesearch?FILTER=&query=Haute-Marne   (127 words)

  
 Marne Properties Pty Ltd - Melbourne residential, commercial and industrial properties developers
Marne Properties prides itself on its ability to bring high quality and value for money apartments to Melbourne's property investors.
For examples of high quality property development projects in Melbourne, please take a look at our current projects and recent projects.
Marne Properties Pty Ltd ACN 007 410 817
www.marneproperties.com.au   (79 words)

  
 Marne Inn Live Music Pub Bishops Stortford Herts- Band Photos & Gig List at the Marne Inn   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Paul the Marne Inn Landlord singing with Cupid Stunts.
The Marne Inn has live music every friday and saturday night.
The Marne Inn, Thorley Park Centre, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire CM23 4EG.
www.themarne.co.uk   (275 words)

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