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3rd Army Corps (France)

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The 3rd Army Corps (3e Corps d'Armée) was a corps-sized military formation of the French Army that fought during both World War I and World War II, and was active after World War II until finally being disbanded on 1 July 1998. [1]

15 relations: Commandement des Forces Terrestres, Corps, French Army, Grande Armée, Lille, Limoges, Saumur, Third Army (France), World War I, World War II, 1st Army (France), 2nd Armored Division (France), 6th Engineer Regiment (France), 7th Armoured Division (France), 8th Infantry Division (France).

Commandement des Forces Terrestres

The Commandement des Forces Terrestres (CFT) is the new appellation (since July 1, 2008) of the Commandement de la Force d'action Terrestre (“Command of the land combat forces”, French acronym CFAT).

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Corps (plural corps; via French, from the Latin corpus "body") is a term used for several different kinds of organisation.

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French Army

The French Army, officially the Ground Army (Armée de terre) (to distinguish it from the French Air Force, Armée de L'air or Air Army) is the land-based and largest component of the French Armed Forces.

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Grande Armée

The Grande Armée (French for Great Army) was the army commanded by Napoleon during the Napoleonic Wars.

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Lille (Rijsel; Rysel) is a city at the northern tip of France, in French Flanders.

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Limoges (Occitan: Lemòtges or Limòtges) is a city and commune, the capital of the Haute-Vienne department and was the administrative capital of the former Limousin region in west-central France.

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Saumur is a commune in the Maine-et-Loire department in western France.

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Third Army (France)

The Third Army (IIIe Armée) was a Field army of the French Army, which fought during World War I and World War II.

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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1st Army (France)

The First Army (1re Armée) was a field army of France that fought during World War I and World War II.

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2nd Armored Division (France)

The French 2nd Armored Division (2e Division Blindée, 2e DB), commanded by General Philippe Leclerc, fought during the final phases of World War II in the Western Front.

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6th Engineer Regiment (France)

The 6th Engineers Regiment (6e Régiment du Génie) is a regiment of the génie militaire of the French Military constituted under the IIIrd Republic.

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7th Armoured Division (France)

The 7th Armoured Division (7e Division Blindée, 7e DB) was an armoured division of the French Army.

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8th Infantry Division (France)

The 8th Infantry Division was a French Army formation during World War I, World War II and the Cold War.

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Redirects here:

French III Corps, III Army Corps (France), III Corps (France).


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/3rd_Army_Corps_(France)

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