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There were only three fortresses which it was necessary for the allies to capture or mask-Sedan, Longwy, and Verdun.
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At the end of July the allied army, having completed all preparations for the campaign, broke up from its cantonments, and marching from Luxembourg upon Longwy, crossed the French frontier.
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Moving majestically forward, with leisurely deliberation, that seemed to show the consciousness of superior strength, and a steady purpose of doing their work thoroughly, the Allies appeared before Longwy on the 20th of August, and the dispirited and dependent garrison opened the gates of that fortress to them after the first shower of bombs.
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Meanwhile, my plans for further use of the American forces contemplated an advance between the Meuse and the Moselle in the direction of Longwy by the First Army, while, at the same time, the Second Army should assure the offensive toward the rich coal fields of Briey.
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Ils méprisent l'exemple des citoyens de Longwy, Verdun, etc.
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L'ennemi menace le royaume, mais l'ennemi n'a pris que Longwy.
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Le matin du 2 septembre on apprit à Paris, après les premiers succès de Brunswick et la capitulation de Longwy, l'investissement de Verdun.
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The French and Belgian coalfields are being worked to the utmost, together with the iron mines at Longwy and Brieux.
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Examples of Longwy

Example #1
The defences and stores of these three were known to be wretchedly dismantled and insufficient; and when once these feeble barriers were overcome, and Chalons reached, a fertile and unprotected country seemed to invite the invaders to that "military promenade to Paris," which they gaily talked of accomplishing.
Example #2
The only troops posted on or near the track by which the allies were about to advance, were the twenty-three thousand men at Sedan, whom La Fayette had commanded, and a corps of twenty thousand near Metz, the command of which had just been transferred from Luckner to Kellerman.
Example #3
Eighty thousand Prussians, trained in the school, and many of them under the eye of the Great Frederick, heirs of the glories of the Seven Years' War, and universally esteemed the best troops in Europe, marched in one column against the central point of attack.
Example #4
On the 2d of September the still more important stronghold of Verdun capitulated after scarcely the shadow of resistance.
Example #5
He had been deputed a few years before to quell the popular movements which then took place in Holland; and he had put down the attempted revolution in that country with a promptitude and completeness, which appeared to augur equal success to the army that now marched under his orders on a similar mission into France.