How come the French have never had a military victory ever?

Except for: Battle of Valmy (1792) Battle of Fleurus (1794) Battle of Lodi (1796) Battle of Castiglione (1796) Battle of the Bridge of Arcole (1796) Battle of Diersheim (1797) Battle of Rivoli (1797) Battle of the Pyramids (1798) Battle of Mount Tabor (1799) Battle of Abukir (1799) Second... show more Except for:
Battle of Valmy (1792)
Battle of Fleurus (1794)
Battle of Lodi (1796)
Battle of Castiglione (1796)
Battle of the Bridge of Arcole (1796)
Battle of Diersheim (1797)
Battle of Rivoli (1797)
Battle of the Pyramids (1798)
Battle of Mount Tabor (1799)
Battle of Abukir (1799)
Second Battle of Zurich (1799)
Battle of Marengo (1800)
Battle of Hohenlinden (1800)
Battle of Austerlitz (1805)
Battle of Jena (1806)
Battle of Jena-Auerstedt (1806)
Battle of Friedland (1807)
Battle of Tudela (1808)
Battle of Ucles (1809)
Battle of Ciudad-Real (1809)
Battle of Eckmuhl (1809)
Battle of Wagram (1809)
Battle of Medellin (1809)
Battle of Ocana (1809)
Battle of Smolensk (1812)
Battle of Borodino (1812)
Battle of Dresden (1813)
Battle of Lutzen (1813)
Battle of Vauchamps (1814)
Battle of Ligny (1815)
Battle of Trocadero (1823)
Battle of Navarino (1827)
Invasion of Algeria (1830)
Battle of Balaclava (1854)
Battle of Malakoff (1855)
Battle of Solferino (1859)
Battle of Foochow (1884)
First Battle of the Marne (1914)
Togoland (1914)
Battle of Ypres (1914)
Battle of Verdun (1916)
Battle of Vimy Ridge (1917)
Second Battle of the Marne (1918)
Battle of Belleau Wood (1918)
Battle of Chateau-Thierry (1918)
Battle of Amiens (1918)
Battle of Maysalun (1922)

How many single-handed military victories has America had? Revolutionar War, no, they received help from the French at the Battle of Yorktown? Civil War, yes, the North won. Spanish-American War, yes, they won that. WWI ---entered late, didn't win it singlehandedly. WWII ----entered two years after the start of the conflict and won as part of a coalition; Korea----led to a stalemate, fought by a coalition. Viet Nam ----withdrew in 1973, Saigon fell in 1975. Desert Storm I ----drove back Iraqi forces as part of a coalition, did not capture Saddam Hussein. Afghanistan and Iraq, still waiting for those ones to close.
Update: And how is a "battle victory" not a military victory? Last time I checked, the military fight in battles also. It involves fighting, something the French have done a lot of, both winning and losing fights, like many major world powers. How did we leave Viet Nam intact, we were a seriously divided nation... show more And how is a "battle victory" not a military victory? Last time I checked, the military fight in battles also. It involves fighting, something the French have done a lot of, both winning and losing fights, like many major world powers. How did we leave Viet Nam intact, we were a seriously divided nation over that conflict and our military suffered an image problem afterwards? Let's see, wars, Revolutionary *War* where had French help with battles; War of 1812, we ended up with our White House torched; Spanish-American War, America versus an ailing, ex-colonialist power; WWI, yes, America gave much, but came in late after the French had given millions of lives; WWII, also, the free world owes a debt to America, but America didn't enter right away, and the Soviets and the Brits contributed an enormous amount. The point is that the French have fought, and the French have shed blood, and the French have won on several occasions.
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