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WW1 Great War French

Initial French infantry organisation: A division comprised two brigades, each of two regiments of three battalions. Divisions were later reduced (starting late 1916) to three regiments to allow for an increase in artillery. A squadron of cavalry was attached to the division. Initially some divisions had one or two chasseur battalions but these had been removed by 1916. There was a trench artillery battery added. Also in support were engineers and signallers...

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