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Occupation of the Rhineland
Second World War
During World War I, there were two 8th armies. The first was the former Détachement d'armée de Belgique (Army Detachment in Belgium) which existed between 16 November 1914 and 4 April 1915. The second was the former Détachement d'armée de Lorraine (Army Detachment of Lorraine) which existed between 2 January 1917 and 11 November 1918. After the armistice at the end of World War I, it was part of the occupation of the Rhineland. On 21 October 1919 it was combined with the Tenth Army to form the French Army of the Rhine.
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