Aug 4, 1918 - New York Times: Many in France doubt Germans can hold their new line on the River Vesle, north of the River Marne; in fact, Foch has already decided to halt the advance there and launch the next Allied attack elsewhere #100yearsago
Jul 30, 1918 - US Army Sergeant Joyce Kilmer, a well-known American poet and Roman Catholic writer, is killed by a German sniper's bullet near Seringes-et-Nesles, north of the River Marne in France, at age 31 #100yearsago
27 May 1918—German forces reach Château-Thierry at the north bank of the Marne River, 59 miles from Paris. By month's end, the German advance turns, heading for Belleau Wood. The fight the Marines bring there becomes a defining moment in the Corps' history. #BelleauWood100th
July 15,1918 – World War I: The Second Battle of the Marne begins near the River Marne with a German attack.
Paris forecast: MT @Tylertheweather : Red Warnings for river flooding across Seine et Marne & Loiret.