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 ...
French general who was a national hero for his victory at the Battle of Verdun in
World War I but ... Alternate Title: Henri-Philippe Benoni Omer Joseph Pétain.
When Paris was finally liberated by General Charles de Gaulle in 1944, Petain
fled to Germany. He was brought back after the war to stand trial for his duplicity.
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 ...
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 ...
Philippe Pétain | World War II Database. ... 1942, he publicly denounced Admiral
François Darlan for cooperating with American General Dwight Eisenhower.
Pétain Henri Pétain was a military and political leader and France´s greatest hero
... 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 ...
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 ...
Others, particularly the vice-premier Henri Philippe Pétain and the commander-in
-chief, General Maxime Weygand, insisted that the responsibility of the ...