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The Blies
Blies
is a right offshoot of the Saar in southwestern Germany (Saarland) and northeastern France
France
(Moselle). The Blies
Blies
flows from three springs in the Hunsrück
Hunsrück
near Selbach, Germany. It is roughly 100 km long, ending in the French city of Sarreguemines. It flows through Sankt Wendel, Ottweiler, Neunkirchen, Bexbach, Homburg and Blieskastel
Blieskastel
( Blieskastel
Blieskastel
are named after the river). Its lower path makes for the border between France
France
and Germany. World War II[edit] Fighting took place on the Blies
Blies
during the Lorraine Campaign, fought from September to December 1944 by the Third United States Army, famously led by George S. Patton. The 35th Infantry Division fought along the Blies
Blies
following its battle at Sarreguemines
Sarreguemines
in early December, the former part of the larger assault on the West Wall. See also[edit]

Bliesen (Ger) Blieskastel
Blieskastel
(Ger) Bliesdalheim (Ger) Bliesbruck
Bliesbruck
(Fr) Blies-Ébersing
Blies-Ébersing
(Fr) Bliesmengen-Bolchen (Ger) Blies-Schweyen (Fr) Blies-Guersviller
Blies-Guersviller
(Fr) Bliesransbach (Ger)

External links[edit] Media related to Blies
Blies
at Wikimedia Commons

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