Ardennes 1914

 
Map showing the French perception of German movements
 

The French counter attack in the Ardennes

The French perception of German movements was at odds with the reality.
Whilst Général Joffre believed that the Germans were carrying out a flanking manoeuvre
Général Lanrezac feared that the Germans were reaching much further west - as they were

Map: Plan XVII | Map: The Schlieffen Plan

Mangiennes: August 1914 | The Ardennes: August 1914

War Plans: Germany | War Plans: France | August 1914