French translation: ces gailalrds allaient donner du fil à retordre
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English to French translations [Non-PRO] Idioms / Maxims / Sayings / WWI
English term or phrase:these men would not be easy to break
Description des soldats allemands pendant la bataille de la Somme, 1916:
Morale was high and, with some justification, the German soldier on the Somme considered himself much superior in soldering skills to either the French or British. These men would not be easy to break.