Eighth Army (France)

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Eighth Army
Country France
Branch French Army
Size Army
Part of French Army of the Rhine
Engagements First World War
Occupation of the Rhineland
Second World War
Commanders
Notable
commanders
Victor d'Urbal
Marcel Garchery

The Eighth Army (French: VIIIe Armée) was a Field army of the French Army during World War I and World War II. After the armistice at the end of World War I, it was part of the occupation of the Rhineland. On 21 October 1919 it was combined with the Tenth Army to form the French Army of the Rhine.

Commanders[edit]

World War I[edit]

  • General Victor d'Urbal (20 October 1914 – 2 April 1915)
  • General Putz (2 April 1915 – 22 May 1915)
  • General Humbert (9 March 1915 – 24 July 1915)
  • General Gérard (24 July 1915 – 5 November 1915)
  • General Deprez (5 November 1915 – 31 December 1916)
  • General Augustin Gérard (31 December 1917 – 21 October 1919)

World War II[edit]