French Poilu 1914-18 - Sumner, Ian

'Why, ' the Kaiser enquired of Czar Nicholas in 1913, did he wish to ally himself with France when 'the Frenchman is no longer capable of being a soldier?' Indeed, during World War I (1914-1918) the French Army was in a state of disarray, plagued by indiscipline, mutinies and desertion. The ordinary French citizens that were called upon to defend ... Read More

French Poilu 1914-18 2009, Osprey Publishing (UK)

ISBN-13: 9781846033322

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