Les cantinières

TitleLes cantinières
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1980
AuthorsDufaÿ, Bruno
JournalRevue historique des armées
Volume2
Pagination95 - 107
Date Published1980
Abstract

Vivandière or Cantinière is a French name for women attached to military regiments as sutlers or canteen keepers. Their function was to provide food and drink to the troops. Revue historique des armées or Historical Review of Armies (RHA) is a quarterly journal. Founded in 1945, it is the journal of the history of the French Ministry of Defence as well as the communication vehicle of the French Historical Service of Defence (SHD).

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