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Tony S
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If I recall correctly, Chanzy was the only French commander that Moltke actually praised.

As for trained troops, I rather like the story of a National Guard unit that heard a single shot, which may have been from a Prussian rifle, or perhaps simply an ill trained recruit dropping his own piece. They panicked, fired off all their ammunition and then left their trench to go back home to Paris as they had no more rounds.