With this increase, and the aid of our reserves, and our brave auxiliaries, our army will be placed on a war-footing.
During a period of thirty years the South was gradually assuming a war-footing.
One and a half enemy corps had invaded Upper Alsace before our troops could be collected and placed on a war-footing.
They were maintained on a war-footing, and were manned by thoroughly disciplined crews.
Kept virtually on a war-footing since 1912, the Greeks kicked over the traces.
By the middle of November the Scotch army was thoroughly remodelled and placed on its war-footing.