This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Poilu - This is the popular and international name for a French soldier.
Ablain-Saint-Nazaire - The men of Cpl. Bertrand's squad pass through this deserted and ruined village shortly before engaging in a major battle.
Argoval - This is the name of the village where A. Cajard is executed.
Engagés - These individuals are soldiers who volunteered during peacetime and are allowed to select their branch of service.
Gauchin-l'Abbé - This village is an idyllic place with almost every kind of shop. Lamuse negotiates with a woman to provide the...
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