|Battle of Armentières|
|Part of the Race to the Sea on the Western Front (World War I)|
|Commanders and leaders|
|Sir Horace Smith-Dorrien,||Crown Prince Rupprecht|
This battle was part of the Race to the Sea campaign of World War I. During this battle the British successfully held the line in their sector, against repeated German assaults. To the south it merged into the Battle of La Bassée, to the north into the Battle of Messines.
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