I've just been reading a few posts about how well the Vichy French fought. That is about the only praise for the French fighting forces I've read on this Forum, when they're on the "wrong" side. I know that is not the case. They French fought gallantly in 1940 on their own soil again in North Africa, Italy and back in France in 44. The ferocious actions of French-Colonial Troops in Italy makes me shudder. To read a US member on this Forum denigrate the French fighting ability is rather sad. I'd like to ask for examples of the French in action both good and bad.