Tenth Army (France)
The Tenth Army was a Field army of the French Army
French Army
The French Army, officially the Armée de Terre , is the land-based and largest component of the French Armed Forces.As of 2010, the army employs 123,100 regulars, 18,350 part-time reservists and 7,700 Legionnaires. All soldiers are professionals, following the suspension of conscription, voted in...

 during World War I
World War I
World War I , which was predominantly called the World War or the Great War from its occurrence until 1939, and the First World War or World War I thereafter, was a major war centred in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918...

. It took part in the Battle of the Somme in 1916. After the armistice
An armistice is a situation in a war where the warring parties agree to stop fighting. It is not necessarily the end of a war, but may be just a cessation of hostilities while an attempt is made to negotiate a lasting peace...

 it was part of the occupation of the Rhineland
Occupation of the Rhineland
The Occupation of the Rhineland took place following the armistice and brought the fighting of World War I to a close on 11 November 1918. The occupying armies consisted of American, Belgian, British and French forces...

. On 21 October 1919 it was combined with the Eighth Army
Eighth Army (France)
The Eighth Army was a Field army of the French Army during the World War I and World War II.After the armistice it was part of the occupation of the Rhineland...

 to form the French Army of the Rhine.

It was reformed in the Second World War.

World War I

  • General de Maudhuy (3 October 1914 - 2 April 1915)
  • General d'Urbal
    Victor d'Urbal
    Victor , baron d'Urbal was a French officer during the First World War.-Life:...

     (2 April 1915 - 4 April 1916)
  • General Micheler (4 April - 27 December 1916)
  • General Duchene (27 December 1916 - 11 December 1917)
  • General Maistre (11 December 1917 - 10 June 1918)
  • General Charles Mangin
    Charles Mangin
    Charles Emmanuel Marie Mangin was a French general during World War I.-Early career:...

    (10 June 1918 - 21 October 1919)
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