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 ...
Sep 14, 2015 ... 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 ...
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 ...
3 Mar 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 ...
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 ...
The French general and statesman Henri Philippe Pétain (1856-1951), a military
hero in World War I, headed the collaborationist Vichy regime during World War ...
Henri Philippe Benoni Omer Joseph Pétain was born in Cauchy-à-la-Tour in ...
François Darlan for cooperating with American General Dwight Eisenhower.
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 ...
Commanding a brigade when the fighting commenced, Pétain received a rapid
promotion to brigadier general and took command of the 6th Division in time for ...