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“According to Armées Françaises, French casualties in the month of August alone amounted to 206,515, including killed , wounded , and missing out of total effectives for the armies in the field of 1,600,000. As these figures do not include officers or garrison and Territorial divisions, the number is believed to be nearer 300,000. Most were incurred during the four days of the Battle of the Frontiers. No separate figures have been published for the Battle of the Marne,…


“When the war was over, the known dead per capita of population were 1 to 28 for France, 1 to 32 for Germany, 1 to 57 for England and 1 to 107 for Russia.

Tuchman, Barbara W. (2009-07-22). The Guns of August: The Outbreak of World War I; Barbara W. Tuchman’s Great War Series (Modern Library 100 Best Nonfiction Books) (Kindle Locations 8243-8246). Random House Publishing Group. Kindle Edition.