Map to Illustrate the Meuse-Argonne Offensive: First, Second, and Last Phases
29th Engineer Regiment, United States Army 1918 Map
The Meuse-Argonne Offensive fought between September 26, 1918, and November 11, 1918, was a major drive by the American Expeditionary Forces and the French army during the Hundred Days Offensive on the Western Front. The offensive stretched 24 miles from the Argonne Forest to the Meuse River.
The Meuse-Argonne Offensive was one of the United States’ most significant battle in terms of men and equipment engaged, but also in the number of dead and wounded. Of the 1.2 million United States soldiers who fought in the offensive, 26,277 died and another 95,786 were wounded, making it the deadliest battle in United States history.