French Forces

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Battle Of Mang Yang Pass - Order of Battle - French Forces
... The G.M.s (Groupement Mobile) were designed as self-sustaining motorized regimental task force unit modeled after the U.S ... Army’s World War II combat commands ...
Sport In Malta - History - Knights of Malta and Napoleon
... when Napoleon captured Malta on his way to Egypt during the French Revolutionary Wars in 1798 ... the universal values of freedom and liberty were incarnated by the French Revolution ... The French forces left behind became unpopular with the Maltese, due particularly to the French forces' hostility towards Catholicism and pillaging of ...
Rats Of Nam Yum
... The Rats of Nam Yum were internal deserters from the French forces at the Battle of Dien Bien Phu during the First Indochina War ... The "Rats" consisted of French, Foreign Legion African, Viet, and T'ai tribal troops who were unable or unwilling to defect to the Viet Minh opposing the French, but unwilling to fight for the French forces ... The Rats subsisted on rations and equipment stolen from the French forces or from airdropped supplies they were able to intercept ...
Commanders Of World War II - Military Commanders - Allied Powers - France
... Armed Force Name Highest Rank Highest Award Fate Casualties inflicted Theatres / Battles Army Charles de Gaulle Général de Brigade Grand Master ... Liberation of Paris Defied Vichy France by vowing to continue fighting after the French surrender ... He headed with de Tassigny the Free French Forces, who assisted the Allies in the liberation of France in 1944 ...
1st Foreign Parachute Regiment - History - Indochina
... As part of a consolidation of parachute-trained French formations the Parachute Company of 3e REI was disbanded on May 31st, 1949 and its men - three ... On September 16, 1950, the French post at Dong Khe was overrun, with only a small handful of survivors of the garrison making their way south to French lines at That Khe ... Following a consolidation of French forces at That Khe, the battalion lead the French forces north towards Dong Khe with plans to retake the town, hold it long enough to link up with ...

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