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SAT® Subject Test in U.S. History

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The Battle of Chateau-Thierry

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Which of the following BEST explains the crucial importance of the Allied victory in The Battle of Chateau-Thierry in July 1918?

A

It broke the German blockade of the English Channel which had closed the most important supply route from England to the Western Front.

B

It proved beyond a doubt the superior military training the American Expeditionary Force had received at American military bases in the United States.

C

It stopped the German “Spring Offensive” which had rapidly advanced westward to within 50 miles of Paris.

D

It forced the surrender of the German Army leading to armistice in August, 1918.

E

It was the first major tank battle of the war which helped to bring an end to the stalemate of trench warfare on the Western Front.