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Fifth Army (France)

The Fifth Army (French: Ve Armée) was a famous fighting force that participated in World War I. Under its enthusiastic and offensive-minded commander, Louis Franchet d'Espèrey, it led the decisive attacks which resulted in the spectacular victory at the First Battle of the Marne in 1914.


Contents

  • World War I 1
    • Commanders 1.1
  • World War II 2
    • Commanders 2.1
  • See also 3

World War I

Commanders

Fought in the Second Battle of the Aisne
  • General Micheler (22 May 1917 - 10 June 1918)
  • General Buat (10 June 1918 - 5 July 1918)
  • General Berthelot (5 July 1918 - 7 October 1918)
  • General Guillaumat (7 October 1918 - Armistice)

World War II

Commanders

See also

List of French armies in WWI

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