Material for some quite successful and amusing jokes
"How many French soldiers does it take to screw in a lightbulb? Ten. Ten French soldiers to surrender to the lightbulb one American to come in and do it for them."
Hear about the new French army tanks? Two gears: Stop and reverse.
A French captain got the honor of talking to a British captain and asked "why do you wear red coats?" The British captain responded "It's to raise morale by keeping our men from seeing us bleed." The French captain says "What a novel idea. From now on, all French captains will wear yellow pants!"