Bois-le-Prêtre fighting (literally Priest's Wood, Priesterwald in German) was a World War I theater of operation between September 1914 and July 1915, involving the French 73 and 128th Infantry Division (the Wolves of Bois-le-Prêtre) and the German 121st Infantry Division.
In 1914 German troops want to conquer Verdun fortifications which are a strong point inside the French defenses lines.
- The villages of Regniéville, Remenauville and Fey-en-Haye were totally destroyed.
- Bois-le-Pretre was one of the first mission of the volunteer American Ambulance's Field Service
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