Statistics for occurrence #1 of “France” in chapter 45 of Philip Henry Sheridan, Personal Memoirs of P. H. Sheridan, General, United States Army .:
...at perfected the military system by which 800,000 men were mobilized with unparalleled celerity and moved with such certainty of combination that, in a campaign of seven months, the military power of France was destroyed and her vast resources sorely crippled.
I said good-bye to Count Bismarck, also, for at that busy time the chances of seeing him again were very remote.
The great Chancellor mani...
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