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The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Franc-Tireurs

    French volunteers, chiefly peasants, who carried on a guerilla warfare against the Germans in the Franco-German War; were at first denied the status of regular soldiers by the Germans and mercilessly shot when captured, but subsequently, having joined in the movements of the regular army, they were when captured treated as prisoners of war.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. franc-tireurs

    Literally free-shooters, a name given to French soldiers during the Crimean war, who were stationed as sharpshooters. In the republican wars the name was also given to certain corps of light infantry. During the Franco-German war the name was also applied to a class of combatants among the French, who carried on a partisan warfare.

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How to say franc-tireurs in sign language?

  1. franctireurs


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of franc-tireurs in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of franc-tireurs in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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