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Édouard-Jean Réquin (Rouen, 13 July 1879 - 1953) was a French military officer.
Auguste Marie Émile Laure (June 3, 1881 – 1957) was a French général d'armée (Army general).
The Battle of Wagram (5–6 July 1809) was a military engagement of the Napoleonic Wars that ended in a costly but decisive victory for Emperor Napoleon I's French and allied army against the Austrian army under the command of Archduke Charles of Austria-Teschen.
Charles XIV and III John or Carl John, (Swedish and Norwegian: Karl Johan; 26 January 1763 – 8 March 1844) was King of Sweden (as Charles XIV John) and King of Norway (as Charles III John) from 1818 until his death, and served as de facto regent and head of state from 1810 to 1818.
Faulquemont (Lorraine Franconian: Folkenburch) is a commune in the Moselle department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.
The First French Empire (Empire Français) was the empire of Napoleon Bonaparte of France and the dominant power in much of continental Europe at the beginning of the 19th century.
The Fourth Army (IVe Armée) was a Field army of the French Army, which fought during World War I and World War II.
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.
The Grande Armée (French for Great Army) was the army commanded by Napoleon during the Napoleonic Wars.
Landroff is a commune in the Moselle department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.
Marshal of France (Maréchal de France, plural Maréchaux de France) is a French military distinction, rather than a military rank, that is awarded to generals for exceptional achievements.
Lyons-la-Forêt is a commune in the Eure department in Haute Normandie in north-western France.
The Maginot Line (Ligne Maginot), named after the French Minister of War André Maginot, was a line of concrete fortifications, obstacles, and weapon installations built by France in the 1930s to deter invasion by Germany and force them to move around the fortifications.
Military organization or military organisation is the structuring of the armed forces of a state so as to offer military capability required by the national defense policy.
The Moroccan Division (Division marocaine, 1re D.M) or the 1st Moroccan Division of 1914, initially the Marching Division of Morocco (« Division de Marche du Maroc »'''D.M du Maroc'''.) was an infantry division of France's Army of Africa (Armée d'Afrique) which participated in World War I. During the major engagements of the Division, the composition of the latter consisted of, half of Maghrebi soldiers (Algerian and Tunisian Tirailleurs, Moroccans) and the other half made of "European" soldiers (Marsouins ex-Infantry Colonial Troops, Zouaves and Legionnaires), the Moroccan Division illustrated capability in the First Battle of the Marne in September and the Battle of Artois of May 1915 where for the first time, a French division pierced the front.
The Moselle (la Moselle,; Mosel; Musel) is a river flowing through France, Luxembourg, and Germany.
Normandy (Normandie,, Norman: Normaundie, from Old French Normanz, plural of Normant, originally from the word for "northman" in several Scandinavian languages) is one of the 18 regions of France, roughly referring to the historical Duchy of Normandy.
Marie-Robert Altmayer (1875–1959) was a French army corps general.
Saint-Avold (Sänt Avor, Sänt Avuur) is a commune in the Moselle department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.
Saint-Valery-en-Caux is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in northern France.
Sarcus is a commune in the Oise department in northern France.
The Free State of Saxony (Freistaat Sachsen; Swobodny stat Sakska) is a landlocked federal state of Germany, bordering the federal states of Brandenburg, Saxony Anhalt, Thuringia, and Bavaria, as well as the countries of Poland (Lower Silesian and Lubusz Voivodeships) and the Czech Republic (Karlovy Vary, Liberec, and Ústí nad Labem Regions).
The Second Army (IIe Armée) was a field army of the French Army during World War I and World War II.
The French Second Empire (Second Empire) was the Imperial Bonapartist regime of Napoleon III from 1852 to 1870, between the Second Republic and the Third Republic, in France.
The Somme is a river in Picardy, northern France.
The Tenth Army (Xe Armée) was a Field army of the French Army during World War I and World War II.
Tours is a city located in the centre-west of France.
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.
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.