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 ...
Henri Philippe Pétain (commonly known as Philippe Pétain) was a French
general, who led France's 2nd Army at the Battle of Verdun in World War I. He ...
19 Jul 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Others, particularly the vice-premier Henri Philippe Pétain and the commander-in
-chief, General Maxime Weygand, insisted that the responsibility of the ...
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Petain, Philippe. (1856-1951) ... During World War I, Petain distinguished himself
as a hero while defending the fortresses of ... However, General Charles de.