Ninth Army (France)

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The Ninth Army (French: IXe Armée) was a Field army of the French Army during World War I and World War II. It initially was the only part of the French army that faced the Germans directly as they came unexpectedley through the Ardennes during the early stages of the Fall of France.

Commanders[edit]

World War I[edit]

  • General Ferdinand Foch (29 August 1914 – 5 October 1914)
  • General Antoine de Mitry (6 July 1918 – 7 August 1918)

World War II[edit]