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"Fighting in the Levant 1919-1926" Topic

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15 Dec 2012 11:35 a.m. PST
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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP15 Dec 2012 11:31 a.m. PST

Very interesting site here.

"The French troops involved in the Levant in 1920, were derived directly from the army of the Danube, the former army of the East, which was created in 1915 in the Dardanelles. From there also became the general who commands them, General Goureaud, chief from 1919 to 1923, the same man who commanded the expeditionary corps of the Dardanelles in June 1915, before being evacuated it after losing an arm…"






Much more in main page

For translation you can used.

Hope you enjoy!.


Personal logo Brigadier General Supporting Member of TMP15 Dec 2012 11:47 a.m. PST


Grelber Supporting Member of TMP15 Dec 2012 5:52 p.m. PST

The Salonica Campaign in WWI and the fighting in the area that followed it are interesting, if only because of the great variety of uniforms you could reasonably expect to see. Kind of like the Boxer Rebellion in that regard, only much, much larger contingents in most cases.


Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP16 Dec 2012 11:27 a.m. PST

Glad you had enjoy the link boys!.


pacofeanor Inactive Member22 Dec 2012 3:30 p.m. PST

Thank you armand for the nice words! More WWI on the blog since a few minutes!


Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP22 Dec 2012 10:23 p.m. PST

A votre service mon ami François! (smile).


Patrice Inactive Member23 Dec 2012 3:39 a.m. PST

Thanks for remembering us this period and place.

I was looking for a location in a French colony for some Pulp games and I had forgotten Lebanon + Syria. Good idea.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP23 Dec 2012 11:39 a.m. PST

Happy for that Patrice!.


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