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The First Battle of the Aisne (French: 1re Bataille de l'Aisne) was the Allied follow-up offensive against the right wing of the German First Army (led by Alexander von Kluck) and the Second Army (led by Karl von Bülow) as they retreated after the First Battle of the Marne earlier in September 1914. The Advance to the Aisne (6 September – 1 October) consisted of the Battle of the Marne (7–10 September) and the Battle of the Aisne (12–15 September).
|First Battle of the Aisne|
|Part of the Western Front of World War I|
Map of the Western Front and the Race to the Sea, 1914
|Commanders and leaders|
Louis Franchet d'Esperey
Alexander von Kluck|
Karl von Bülow
Josias von Heeringen
|Casualties and losses|
250,000 killed or wounded |
13,541 killed or wounded