French soldier (World War I)

French soldier (World War I)

During World War I France was part of the military alliance called 'Triple Entente'.

History

Keywords

French soldier, First World War, World War I., world war, French, soldier, trench, infantryman, weapon, Triple Entente, weapons, war, static warfare, uniform, France, history, contemporary era

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Questions

  • Which of these expressions is not connected to WWI?
  • Which weapon could NOT have been used by French soldiers in WWI?
  • Which weapon could NOT have been used by French soldiers in WWI?
  • When did World War I take place?
  • What was the reason of a static battle developing in WWI?
  • What is the name of the unoccupied field between the lines of two opposing entrenched armies?
  • Which military bloc was France a member of in WWI?
  • Which country was one of the allies of France in WWI?
  • Which country was NOT one of the allies of France in WWI?
  • What was the pretext to start\nWorld War I?
  • What is the term that describes the aggressive, expansionist policies of Western powers?
  • On which European front did French soldiers fight in large numbers?
  • How many soldiers did France mobilise during WWI?
  • How many French soldiers died in WWI?
  • What was the population of France in the beginning of WWI?
  • Which country signed the ´Entente Cordiale´ with France?
  • Which country was the first to declare war against France?
  • Which French Marshal represented the Entente powers at the signing of the armistice with Germany?
  • Who was the prime minister of France when the armistice agreements were signed?
  • Where did Germany sign the armistice agreement?
  • What position did F. Foch hold between 1917-18?
  • Why was the French-made Renault FT 17 tank special?
  • What was the rate of fire of the famous French rapid fire cannon in WWI?
  • Is it true that German troops were within 20 km of Paris in early September 1914?
  • Near which French town was the German line finally broken through in 1918?
  • Is it true that Germans managed to occupy the French capital by a blitzkrieg?
  • In which battle did French soldiers NOT fight in large numbers?
  • In which battle did French soldiers fight in large numbers?

Scenes

French soldier

In combat

Armament

  • binoculars
  • trench mace
  • Lebel Model 1886 repeating rifle
  • F1 grenade
  • Chauchat light machine gun
  • Model 1892 revolver

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