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an army marches on its stomach

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

Second edition

Published in print January 2005 | ISBN: 9780198609810
Published online January 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780191727047
an army marches on its stomach

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this saying, which attests to the importance of forces being well-provisioned, has been attributed to both Napoleon and Frederick the

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Subjects: History of English

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