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Paths of Glory. The French Army 1914 - 1918 Anthony Clayton

French soldiers in the First World War were not as well equipped as either their German opponents or their British allies. They were worse fed too, and began the war trained in badly out-of-date tactics and wearing unsuitable uniforms. Anthony Clayton investigates hoe the French Army adjusted to the grim realities of warfare on the western front. He takes particular interest in the soldier’s morale: how, despite appalling losses and dreadful privations, the ordinary soldiers fought on until 1917 when widespread mutinies paralysed the army. It fell to two remarkable soldiers, Marshals Petain and Foch, to restore the soldiers’ faith and lead them to victory in 1918.
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