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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)

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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)




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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)

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

1. The Royal Fusiliers at Mons Canal 1914

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

3. Colonel Driant' s Chasseurs - Verdun 1916 -

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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

6. 73rd Hanoverian Infantry Sturmbataillione, Cambrai, 1917
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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 !)

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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.)

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