French Positions

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Battle Of Gravelotte - The Battle
... began when at 0800 Moltke ordered the First and Second Armies to advance against the French positions ... But the French had spent the night and early morning digging trenches and rifle pits while placing their artillery and their mitrailleuses, a forerunner of ... The French, finally aware of the Prussian advance, opened up a massive return fire against the mass of advancing Germans ...
Battle Of Route Coloniale 4 - RC4 in The First Indochina War
... During the French Indochina War (1945–1954), French forces attempted to re-establish colonial control of Vietnam, while nationalist forces led by Ho Chi Minh fought for ... were unsuccessful in dealing with the better -trained and -equipped French forces ... Nguyen Giap, the military leader of the Viet Minh, launched an offensive against the French in early 1950 ...
Battle Of Dien Bien Phu
... The Battle of Dien Bien Phu (French Bataille de Diên Biên Phu Vietnamese Chiến dịch Điện Biên Phủ) was the climactic confrontation of the First Indochina War between the French Union's French Far ... March and May 1954 and culminated in a comprehensive French defeat that influenced negotiations over the future of Indochina at Geneva ... in pitched battle." As a result of blunders in French decision-making, the French began an operation to support the soldiers at Dien Bien Phu, deep in ...
Battle Of Sacile - Background - French Positions
... At the beginning of hostilities, the Franco-Italian troops were stationed in the following positions ...

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    Extreme positions are not succeeded by moderate ones, but by contrary extreme positions.
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)

    The French are nice people. I allow them to sing and to write, and they allow me to do whatever I like.
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