Download PDF by Ian Sumner: The French Army in the First World War: Rare Photographs

By Ian Sumner

The French military of the 1st global battle withstood the most strength of the German onslaught at the Western entrance, yet usually it truly is overlooked in English histories of the clash. Now, even though, prepared curiosity within the struggle normally and within the half the French performed in it has triggered a clean appreciation in their military and the boys who served in it.

Ian Sumner’s wide-ranging photographic historical past is a vital contribution during this starting to be box. utilizing a range of over a hundred and fifty infrequent wartime photos, he offers a photo evaluate of each point of a French soldier’s carrier in the course of the struggle.

yet whereas the images create a desirable all-round portrait of the French poilu at battle, in addition they provide an perception into the military as a complete, and supply a unprecedented French standpoint at the nice War.

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