What was the Battle of Jersey (1781)?

Introduction The Battle of Jersey took place on 06 January 1781 when French forces during the American Revolutionary War unsuccessfully invaded the British-ruled island of Jersey to remove the threat it posed to French and American shipping. Jersey provided a base for British privateers, and France was engaged in the war as an ally of… Read More

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What were the French Army Mutinies (1917)?

Introduction The 1917 French Army mutinies took place amongst French Army troops on the Western Front in Northern France during World War I. Refer to the Singapore Mutiny (1915) and the Etaples Mutiny (1917). They started just after the unsuccessful and costly Second Battle of the Aisne, the main action in the Nivelle Offensive in… Read More