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an army marches on its stomach

an army marches on its stomach in Culture

An army marches on its stomach definition


To be effective, an army relies on good and plentiful food. This saying is attributed to Napoleon Bonaparte.

The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
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