french military history




 
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Boots
 
March 13th, 2005  
KC72
 
 

Topic: french military history


http://www.albinoblacksheep.com/text/france.html
March 13th, 2005  
Focus Fate
 
Gotta love it
March 14th, 2005  
A Can of Man
 
 
Which is why I have so much respect for Joan of Arc.
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Boots
March 14th, 2005  
Kilgore
 
Joan of Arc was a schitso.... (Not right in the head)

The French had victories... i mean why did they have so many colonies anyway?
March 14th, 2005  
A Can of Man
 
 
I like crazy chicks
March 14th, 2005  
Focus Fate
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Kilgore
The French had victories... i mean why did they have so many colonies anyway?
Because they got their first and there was no opposition
March 14th, 2005  
Kilgore
 
You have a point there. Its amazing though that the french were never that successful. Whats interesting though is that napoleon was not mentioned.
March 14th, 2005  
Focus Fate
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Kilgore
You have a point there. Its amazing though that the french were never that successful. Whats interesting though is that napoleon was not mentioned.
Quote:
- The Napoleonic Wars
- Lost. Temporary victories (remember the First Rule!) due to leadership of a Corsican, who ended up being no match for a British footwear designer.

Although there were many victories along Napoleon's path, in the end it was a loss. Think of it as Germany in WWII. Gained ALL that land in Europe but then lost it all. So in the end it counts as a loss. They do note, fairly, that there were 'temporary' victories.
March 14th, 2005  
Italian Guy
 
 
Shouldn't this fall under Military History or something?
March 14th, 2005  
Kilgore
 
Whoops, i missed that. But still... The french fought well then even though they lsot the war.