With the French eastern army

by W. E. Grey

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton in London, New York [etc.]

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Statementby W. E. Grey.
SeriesThe Daily telegraph war books
LC ClassificationsD544 .G8
The Physical Object
Pagination187 p.
Number of Pages187
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6575760M
LC Control Number15008193

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I chose this book because I had scattered references to French Army Uniforms of WWI. This details, in an encyclopedia fashion in worlds and illustrations what the French army uniforms were for that time.

The work of the illustrator/artist is superb with details given to the front and back of the uniforms. The English translation is excellent/5(7). With the French eastern army. London, New York [etc.] Hodder and Stoughton, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: W E Grey.

With the French eastern army. London, New York [etc.] Hodder and Stoughton, (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: W E Grey. This book is an ideal introduction to the major challenges facing the French army during WWI and its response to them.

An English-language book covering the French army during WWI is somewhat difficult to find compared to the numerous works on the British army, and I was highly pleased with the quality of this one.

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Essay (back to top). Guy Sajer’s autobiography The Forgotten Soldier is an account of his experiences as a German soldier fighting on the eastern front during World War II and the hardships he and his comrades sustained throughout the r, Sajer was a Frenchman fighting for the German Wehrmacht and as a result provides a somewhat less biased viewpoint of his experiences, namely.

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French Intelligence gets its due as well, including a lot of information derived from censors' summaries and quotations from poilu's letters home from the front.

Interesting operational history of the French army in WWI corrects the misconceptions that result from Anglocentric histories and memoirs of the war/5. In January the French Army had 47 divisions (, French colonial troops) in 21 regional corps, with attached cavalry and field-artillery units.

Most these troops were deployed inside France with the bulk along the eastern frontier as part of Plan With the fear of war with Germany a further million men were mobilized.

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France kicked off the Franco-Prussian War by rushing its army to the eastern frontier. After the Prussians mangled that French army a few weeks later, rushing back west to take up defensive positions seemed the only sensible maneuver.

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Coakley and Richard M. Leighton, Global Logistics and Strategy, This is a comprehensive new history of the French army's critical contribution to the Great War. Ranging across all fronts, Elizabeth Greenhalgh examines the French army's achievements and failures and sets these in the context of the difficulties of coalition warfare and the relative strengths and weaknesses of the enemy forces it Range: $ - $ the French Army, the Americans initially did little to reassure French soldiers in the trenches, hut Iheireager British historian John Keegan's recent book, The First World War, exemplifies this view.

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