The French Infantryman - Collection 1914-1918 by Lawrence Brown
Nearly a century has passed since the truce was signed on November 11, 1918. Of all the soldiers who passed through this hell on earth, photographs, letters, stories and old…
The French Infantryman synopsis
Nearly a century has passed since the truce was signed on November 11, 1918. Of all the soldiers who passed through this hell on earth, photographs, letters, stories and old school uniforms remained in the attics.
Thanks to a collection of more than ten thousand documents, the author allows us to follow up on these young people who have previously invisible images. All these faces, sometimes smiling, sometimes serious, have a story to tell.
Many collectors have allowed us to reach their most precious things, the result of their constant search that helps to save these things that have gone through four years of oblivion and destruction. Finally, in the Internet age, many links allow you to track the history of your ancestors and their cohorts.
During World War I, the blue and red military uniform of the French Army took various forms, but it was not the only thing that changed: guns, grenades, pistols, spears, heads, etc. were different, or for some, entered during the war.
These changes appear in this short book about the equipment of the French soldier and his commitment within the French army.
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