The Battle of the Ardennes was a battle of the First World War fought on the frontiers of France, Germany, Belgium and Luxembourg from 21 to 23 August 1914.
Corps (plural corps; via French, from the Latin corpus "body") is a term used for several different kinds of organisation.
France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.
The French Army, officially the Ground Army (Armée de terre) (to distinguish it from the French Air Force, Armée de L'air or Air Army) is the land-based and largest component of the French Armed Forces.
The Grande Armée (French for Great Army) was the army commanded by Napoleon during the Napoleonic Wars.
Orléans is a prefecture and commune in north-central France, about 111 kilometres (69 miles) southwest of Paris.