TITLE

Les Boutonnières

AUTHOR(S)
Meyerowitz, Rick
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
Military History;Jan2010, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p80
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article highlights the Les Boutonnières, a secret and elite squad of upper-class men that was trained by the British High Command in manners, the arts, language and dress. In summer 1918, the Les Boutonnières was tested in a studio near London, England that was constructed to look like a battlefield resembling the Somme, where German prisoners were brought in. The author says it was not clear why the squad was formed as the war ended before the Les Boutonnières was sent to the battlefield.
ACCESSION #
45213834

 

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