5th Army (France)
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The Fifth Army (French: Ve Armée) was a famous fighting force that participated in World War I. Under its enthusiastic and offensive-minded commander, Louis Franchet d'Espèrey, it led the decisive attacks which resulted in the spectacular victory at the First Battle of the Marne in 1914.
World War IEdit
- General Lanrezac (Mobilization - 3 September 1914)
- General Franchet d'Espérey (3 September 1914 - 31 March 1916)
- General Mazel (31 March 1916 - 22 May 1917)
- Fought in the Second Battle of the Aisne