Nov 10, 2019 · There was one redeeming feature in this massive defeat: the performance of the French forces on the Italian border, where 185,000 men (in three divisions and various garrison forces) under General Olry completely halted the Italian attack of 20-25 June at a cost of 37 killed, 42 wounded and 150 missing (Italian losses 4,000 men). When France went to war in August 1914 her cavalry wore spectacular but completely out-dated uniforms that had changed little since 1870 and would have been very recognisable to anyone who had served in the armies of Napoleon I a century before. ORIGINAL WWI US or French Cavalry Leather Pommel/Cantle Bag - "Douenat Paris" - $120.00. Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 At offer is an original WWI French or US Cavalry French Made and marked "DOUENAT PARIS" Leather Pommel or Cantle Bag. It has a bayonet mount and is in excellent condition for its age. While stationed in France it was not uncommon for ...

And getting back to the original topic, WW1 French sprues would be a good source for WW2 French projects, since there was very little change in the overall look of the gear between the wars. Especially at 28mm scale. If Legion-style sundrape kepis were included, it'd do for interwar Algeria, too. WW1 US Army Air Service French Pattern officer's Aviation Collar Insignia. darkened bronze. While not marked these were made by Frank Bros in San Antonio Texas and purchased from family heirs in the 1990s.