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The French Army in the First World War, a Discussion: Pt 3

Battles of the First World War Podcast

Release Date: 05/14/2023

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Part 3 of the ongoing discussion looks at the French Army in 1914: its readiness for a potential conflict with Germany, its underlying preparation and strategy for war, and its performance in the battles that raged in the summer and autumn of that year. 

 

Joining us for this discussion are:

 

  • Christina Holstein, author of several incredible guides to the Verdun battlefield, amongst other published works and articles,

  • Steve Marsdin, a student and researcher of the 1914 Battle of the Frontiers and its effects,

  • Jim Smithson, author of “A Taste of Success: The First Battle of the Scarpe. The Opening Phase of the Battle of Arras 9-14 April 1917” and two guide books on the Arras battlefields



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