Len's Summary: A unique English language guide to the French Army detailing its expansion from 43 infantry divisions in 1914 to140 infantry divisions in 1918; with a list of general officers and other useful detail. -- A rare English language guide to the French army. // Builds on the work on the first volume’s coverage of French regiments and divisions. // The first of two volumes including as well a listing of those divisions of the British, Italian and America armies coming under French command. A useful reference.
Ambassador Shurtleff, a retired American Foreign Service officer who served as President of The World War One Historical Association and as a past President of The Western Front Association – U S Branch, passed away on January 22, 2014. This searchable version of Len’s Bookshelf has been created and will be maintained in his honor.