The History of Cheese-Eating Surrender Monkeys
The Gauls put up a pretty good fight before getting beat by Julius Caesar, but them then on it’s been pretty much downhill for the French militarily, as Silflay Hraka’s weblog details quite humorously. Hraka makes a very unfair comment about Joan of Arc, but other than that, he’s right on. He notes the absurdity of the French national anthem “To arms, to arms, ye brave! Th’avenging sword unsheathe!” being sung by a nation which never wins wars on its own, and whose most recent major war, the Algerian Rebellion, marked the first time since the Crusades that an Arab (non-Turkic) military beat a western army.