Henri Philippe Benoni Omer Joseph Pétain (24 April 1856 – 23 July 1951),
generally known as ..... Pétain was appointed Inspector-General of the Army in
February 1922 and produced, in...
Henri-Philippe Pétain (1856-1951) was a World War I French general who was
later imprisoned for treason. A 58-year-old colonel at the start of battle in 1914, ...
French general, leader of the Vichy collaborationist government.
Earlier, in February, the anniversary of the 1916 battle of Verdun, in which Pétain
had won heroic fame, had moved General de Gaulle to suggest that he be ...
Aug 8, 2011 ... French general who was a national hero for his victory at the Battle of Verdun in
World War I but was discredited as chief of state of the French ...
General Henri-Philippe Petain Henri-Philippe Petain (1856-1951) was a cautious
but successful French army commander. At the start of the war Petain was ...
Henri Pétain was a military and political leader and France´s greatest hero in ...
As a general during World War I, he won fame for his successful defense of ...
Jul 23, 2010 ... During the First World War, Pétain was hailed as the 'Saviour of ... less than a
betrayal, and many labelled General Charles de Gaulle, who had ...
Philippe Pétain | World War II Database. ... 1942, he publicly denounced Admiral
François Darlan for cooperating with American General Dwight Eisenhower.
16 Aug 2016. Philippe Pétain was the hero of the Battle of Verdun in World War
One. ... Just before the outbreak of war, Pétain was promoted to general. Pétain ...