Front (military)


Front (military)
The Western Front in 1915–16

A military front or battlefront is a contested armed frontier between opposing forces. This can be a local or tactical front, or it can range to a theater. A typical front was the Western Front in France and Belgium in World War I.

  • The term "home front" has been used to denote conditions in the civilian sector of a country at war, including those involved in the production of matériel.
  • Both the Soviet and Polish Armies used the term "front" meaning an army group during the Polish-Soviet War and World War II.

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