Mars-La-Tour


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Mars-La-Tour

 

a village near Metz (France). During the Franco-Prussian War (1870-71), a battle took place near Marsla-Tour on Aug. 16, 1870.

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Principal battles: Trautenau (Trutnov) (1866); Mars-la-Tour, Noisseville (near Metz), Orleans (1870); Le Mans (1871); Kut-al-Amara (Al Kut) (1915).