1st September 1939
2,776,000 men in front-line units
2,224,000 men in the interior.
39,000 officers on the active list
90,000 officers on the reserve.
45 active divisions.
99 divisions in all: 81 infantry, 2 light mechanised, 3 cavalry divisions, and the equivalent of 13 garrison or fortified sector divisions, plus 7 cavalry brigades and 2 armoured brigades.
10 of the divisions are in North Africa and 9 on the Alps.
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