Balance-sheet of the First World War – 17

April 1, 2018


The front on 11 November 1918 represented a development 550km long, shared out thus:

the Belgian Army held 30 km (12 divisions, 110 fighting battalions)
the British Army held 90 km (60 divisions, 560 fighting battalions)
the French Army held 330 km (102 divisions, 1081 fighting battalions)
the American Army held 100 km (31 divisions, 372 fighting battalions)

To these troops must be added:
2 Portuguese divisions – 24 fighting battalions
2 Italian divisions – 26 fighting battalions
1 Polish division - 15 fighting battalions

(continuing the series of posts I introduced here)

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