THE REST OF THE LINE
SO far we have followed in three separate divisions the three main actions upon which the Marne turned: first, the Grand Couronné; next, the surprise attack of the French 6th Army on the west; lastly, the decisive counter-stroke delivered in the center by Foch, which determined the result.
We must, to complete our grasp of the battle, consider more generally the intermediate parts of the line as well as these three capital points of the two wings and the center. With this object I will briefly recapitulate the actions of the left center and right center lying between Foch and the two wings, so that we may have a united view of what was taking place from the opening of the action to the moment when its turning-point was passed during the night between the 9th and 10th September.
As we have already seen, the line of battle