chapter  3
The Encounter Battles
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TheGermanshadcrossedtheBelgianfrontieron4Augustbuttheyweredelayeduntil 16AugustbytheBelgianfortresstownofLiege.ThemainBelgianFieldArmyretreated toAntwerpon20August,thedaytheGermansenteredBrussels.Belgiantroopstothe southdefendedNamuruntil'2'2AugustandthenescapedsouthtotheFrenchlines.