At the height of WWI, the French Army consumed 1,983,783 liters of wine per day.
Enlisted men of the 41st infantry, France, 1913.
Étienne-Prosper Berne-Bellecour ( 1838 – 1910)-PORTRAIT OF A FRENCH CUIRASSIER
It is a portrait of a French Dragoon.
Wrong cuff/collar, helmet incomplete
Storming A Fort During Franco-Prussian War, Paul Louis Narcisse Grolleron (French, 1848 – 1901)
Artillery observer telephoning fire corrections.
Tranchée et observateur d’artillerie téléphonant
13e Régiment De Chasseurs Alpins, 1915. autochrome
French soldiers operating a periscope rifle in a trench at Bois d’Ailly, Meuse. April 1915
The 56° Infantry Regiment amongst others, held the front at Bois d’Ailly on the Meuse in early April 1915. Nine months after the start of the war, April 5, the French army launched an offensive on the Moselle and the Meuse.
Corporal Denis de Trobriand, an interpreter from Chasseurs Alpins, French Army aboard SS Teesta on the way from Marseilles to Mudros, 1915.
He was attached to the 1st Battalion, 4th Gurkha Rifles (1st/4th GR).
Well ain’t that a fucking look and a half.
M4 Sherman of the French 2nd Armored Division.