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Officers and Soldiers of the French Army 1918
Language: un
Pages: 65
Authors: Andre Jouineau
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: Histoire Et Collections

In January 1914 the French Army had 47 divisions (777,000 French and 46,000 colonial troops) in 21 regional corps, with attached cavalry and field-artillery units. By 1918 about 40% of all French troops on the Western Front were artillerymen. Increasing use of machine-guns, armoured cars and tanks also reduced the
The French Army and the First World War
Language: un
Pages: 486
Authors: Elizabeth Greenhalgh
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-11-13 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Major new account of the role and performance of the French army in the First World War.
Race and War in France
Language: un
Pages: 374
Authors: Richard S. Fogarty
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-08-15 - Publisher: JHU Press

Reservoirs of men -- Race and the deployment of troupes indigènes -- Hierarchies of rank, hierarchies of race -- Race and language in the army -- Religion and the "problem" of Islam in the French army -- Race, sex, and imperial anxieties -- Between subjects and citizens
Paths of Glory
Language: un
Pages: 238
Authors: Anthony Clayton
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson

A world-famous expert on the French military provides a major contribution to our understanding of World War I. He reveals why and how the French army fought as it did, with profiles of the senior commanders--Joffre, Ptain, Nivelle, and Foch--and analyzes the major campaigns on the Western Front, the Near
The French Army in the First World War
Language: un
Pages: 128
Authors: Ian Sumner
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-30 - Publisher: Casemate Publishers

The French army of the First World War withstood the main force of the German onslaught on the Western Front, but often it is neglected in English histories of the conflict. Now, though, keen interest in the war in general and in the part the French played in it has