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Map of the Artois region north of the city of Arras, France, from The Illustrated War News, Part 41, May 19, 1915. The French launched the Second Battle of Artois on May 9, 1915 to try to capture the heights of Notre Dame de Lorette and Vimy.
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Where the French are making important progress: the Carency district, the scene of the victorious battle and the line of the Loos-Arras advance.

Map of the Artois region north of the city of Arras, France, from The Illustrated War News, Part 41, May 19, 1915. The French launched the Second Battle of Artois on May 9, 1915 to try to capture the heights of Notre Dame de Lorette and Vimy.

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Where the French are making important progress: the Carency district, the scene of the victorious battle and the line of the Loos-Arras advance.

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Sources

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