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  • Bakers Dozen of Army Commanders

    1. Henri Gouraud (French Fourth Army)
    2. Philippe Pétain (French Second Army)
    3. Aleksei Alekseevich Brusilov (Russian Southwestern Front)
    4. Hunter Liggett (US First Army)
    5. Charles Lanzerac (French Fifth Army)
    6. Herbert Plumer (British Second Army)
    7. Alexander von Kluck (German First Army)
    8. Louis Franchet d'Espèrey (French Fifth Army)

    9. Hubert Gough (British Fifth Army)

    So long as men worship the Caesars and Napoleons, Caesars and Napoleons will duly rise and make them miserable.

    Aldous Huxley: Ends and Means (1937)

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    • Bakers Dozen of Army Commanders

      1. Henri Gouraud (French Fourth Army)
      2. Philippe Pétain (French Second Army)
      3. Aleksei Alekseevich Brusilov (Russian Southwestern Front)
      4. Hunter Liggett (US First Army)
      5. Charles Lanzerac (French Fifth Army)
      6. Herbert Plumer (British Second Army)
      7. Alexander von Kluck (German First Army)
      8. Louis Franchet d'Espèrey (French Fifth Army)
      9. Hubert Gough (British Fifth Army)

      10.Mehmet Esat Bülkat (Ottoman First Army)

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      • Bakers Dozen of Army Commanders

        1. Henri Gouraud (French Fourth Army)
        2. Philippe Pétain (French Second Army)
        3. Aleksei Alekseevich Brusilov (Russian Southwestern Front)
        4. Hunter Liggett (US First Army)
        5. Charles Lanzerac (French Fifth Army)
        6. Herbert Plumer (British Second Army)
        7. Alexander von Kluck (German First Army)
        8. Louis Franchet d'Espèrey (French Fifth Army)
        9. Hubert Gough (British Fifth Army)
        10.Mehmet Esat Bülkat (Ottoman First Army)

        11. Edmund Henry Hynman Allenby (Egyptian Expeditionary Force)



        Last edited by Post Captain; 30 Apr 12, 13:20.
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        • Bakers Dozen of Army Commanders

          1. Henri Gouraud (French Fourth Army)
          2. Philippe Pétain (French Second Army)
          3. Aleksei Alekseevich Brusilov (Russian Southwestern Front)
          4. Hunter Liggett (US First Army)
          5. Charles Lanzerac (French Fifth Army)
          6. Herbert Plumer (British Second Army)
          7. Alexander von Kluck (German First Army)
          8. Louis Franchet d'Espèrey (French Fifth Army)
          9. Hubert Gough (British Fifth Army)
          10. Mehmet Esat Bülkat (Ottoman First Army)
          11. Edmund Henry Hynman Allenby (Egyptian Expeditonary Force)
          12. Stepa Stepanović (Serbian Second Army)

          13. Henry Rawlinson (British Fourth Army)

          So long as men worship the Caesars and Napoleons, Caesars and Napoleons will duly rise and make them miserable.

          Aldous Huxley: Ends and Means (1937)

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          • You get to pick the next 'dozen' Dan.

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            • Baker's Dozen of Regiments That Made a Difference in Battle

              1. The Royal Fusiliers at Mons Canal 1914

              So long as men worship the Caesars and Napoleons, Caesars and Napoleons will duly rise and make them miserable.

              Aldous Huxley: Ends and Means (1937)

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              • Baker's Dozen of Regiments That Made a Difference in Battle

                1. The Royal Fusiliers at Mons Canal 1914

                2. The Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary's) at 2nd Ypres

                As part of 16th Battalion, the battle was the first time that a former colonial force (the 1st Canadian Division) defeated a major European power (the German Empire) on European soil, in the Battle of St. Julien-Kitcheners' Wood.

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                • Baker's Dozen of Regiments That Made a Difference in Battle

                  1. The Royal Fusiliers at Mons Canal 1914
                  2. The Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary's) at 2nd Ypres

                  3. Colonel Driant' s Chasseurs - Verdun 1916 -

                  "To hell wars Grudges and parties ! As our fathers Sing in real friends, The clink of glasses Roses and lilies. The clink of glasses Roses and lilies."

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                  • Baker's Dozen of Regiments That Made a Difference in Battle

                    1. The Royal Fusiliers at Mons Canal 1914
                    2. The Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary's) at 2nd Ypres

                    3. Colonel Driant' s Chasseurs - Verdun 1916 -

                    4. 2nd Royal Munster Fusiliers, Etreux, 1914 A battalion halted an army.

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                    • Baker's Dozen of Regiments That Made a Difference in Battle

                      1. The Royal Fusiliers at Mons Canal 1914
                      2. The Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary's) at 2nd Ypres
                      3. Colonel Driant' s Chasseurs - Verdun 1916 -
                      4. 2nd Royal Munster Fusiliers, Etreux, 1914

                      5. Schutztruppe Askari - East Africa



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                      • Baker's Dozen of Regiments That Made a Difference in Battle

                        1. The Royal Fusiliers at Mons Canal 1914
                        2. The Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary's) at 2nd Ypres
                        3. Colonel Driant' s Chasseurs - Verdun 1916 -
                        4. 2nd Royal Munster Fusiliers, Etreux, 1914
                        5. Schutztruppe Askari - East Africa

                        6. 73rd Hanoverian Infantry Sturmbataillione, Cambrai, 1917
                        "There is no justice among men."- Tsar Nicholas II

                        “People never lie so much as after a hunt, during a war or before an election.” - Otto Von Bismarck

                        "It is always easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them." - Alfred Adler

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                        • [QUOTE=Vassilli;2231360]Baker's Dozen of Regiments That Made a Difference in Battle

                          1. The Royal Fusiliers at Mons Canal 1914
                          2. The Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary's) at 2nd Ypres
                          3. Colonel Driant' s Chasseurs - Verdun 1916 -
                          4. 2nd Royal Munster Fusiliers, Etreux, 1914
                          5. Schutztruppe Askari - East Africa
                          6. 73rd Hanoverian Infantry Sturmbataillione, Cambrai, 1917


                          7. 5th Marines Belleau Wood

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                          • Baker's Dozen of Regiments That Made a Difference in Battle

                            1. The Royal Fusiliers at Mons Canal 1914
                            2. The Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary's) at 2nd Ypres
                            3. Colonel Driant' s Chasseurs - Verdun 1916 -
                            4. 2nd Royal Munster Fusiliers, Etreux, 1914
                            5. Schutztruppe Askari - East Africa
                            6. 73rd Hanoverian Infantry Sturmbataillione, Cambrai, 1917
                            7. 5th Marines Belleau Wood

                            8. 7th Machine Gun Battalion (US) at Château-Thierry during the Second Battle of the Marne

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                            • Baker's Dozen of Regiments That Made a Difference in Battle

                              1. The Royal Fusiliers at Mons Canal 1914
                              2. The Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary's) at 2nd Ypres
                              3. Colonel Driant' s Chasseurs - Verdun 1916 -
                              4. 2nd Royal Munster Fusiliers, Etreux, 1914
                              5. Schutztruppe Askari - East Africa
                              6. 73rd Hanoverian Infantry Sturmbataillione, Cambrai, 1917
                              7. 5th Marines Belleau Wood
                              8. 7th Machine Gun Battalion (US) at Château-Thierry

                              9. French Fusiliers-marins "The ladies" at Dixmude - 1914 (asked to sacrifice themself and hold the city during 4 days, they held it for 3 weeks, stoping the german army. Their nickname was "ladies" because some of them were only 16/18 years old !)

                              Last edited by VieuxChat; 03 May 12, 11:05.
                              "To hell wars Grudges and parties ! As our fathers Sing in real friends, The clink of glasses Roses and lilies. The clink of glasses Roses and lilies."

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                              • [QUOTE=The Ibis;2232004]Baker's Dozen of Regiments That Made a Difference in Battle

                                1. The Royal Fusiliers at Mons Canal 1914
                                2. The Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary's) at 2nd Ypres
                                3. Colonel Driant' s Chasseurs - Verdun 1916 -
                                4. 2nd Royal Munster Fusiliers, Etreux, 1914
                                5. Schutztruppe Askari - East Africa
                                6. 73rd Hanoverian Infantry Sturmbataillione, Cambrai, 1917
                                7. 5th Marines Belleau Wood
                                8. 7th Machine Gun Battalion (US) at Château-Thierry
                                9. French Fusiliers-marins "The ladies" at Dixmude - 1914
                                10. 2nd Tyrolean Kaiserjäger Regiment (Austria-Hungary) at Hujcze - September 6-7, 1914

                                11.Le Régiment d'Infanterie Coloniale du Maroc (R.I.C.M.) Verdun, 1916 (Regained Fort Douaumont from the Germans.)

                                "There is no justice among men."- Tsar Nicholas II

                                “People never lie so much as after a hunt, during a war or before an election.” - Otto Von Bismarck

                                "It is always easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them." - Alfred Adler

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