Plan 17 consisted of 5 major battles taking place throughout August of 1914.
The Battle of Mulhouse was the first battle taking place from the 7th of August to the 10th
The Battle of Lorraine took place from the fourteenth of August to the 25th.
The Battle of Ardennes took place from the 21st of August to the 23rd.
The Battle of Charleroi took place on the 21st of August.
The Battle of Mons took place from the 23rd of August to the 4th of September.
Trenches being dug in the Ardennes