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The two marshals: Bazaine, Pétain

Philip Guedalla

The two marshals: Bazaine, Pétain

by Philip Guedalla

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Published by Reynal & Hitchcock in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titles2 marshals.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 346 p.
Number of Pages346
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26978575M
OCLC/WorldCa1001877359

The Two Marshals: Bazaine & Pétain - May 5, by Philip Guedalla The two marshals: Bazaine, PeÌ tain - by Philip Guedalla Bazaine. - by BURNAND (R.). Philip Guedalla (12 March – 16 December ) was an English barrister, and a popular historical and travel writer and wit and epigrams are well-known, one example being "Even reviewers read a Preface," another being "History repeats itself. Historians repeat each other." He also was the originator of a now-common theory on Henry James, writing that "The work of Henry.

Bazaine then entered questionable diplomatic intrigues with the Germans, which led to his capitulation at Metz (Oct. 27). Convicted of treason in , he was sentenced to 20 years of seclusion but escaped. He spent the rest of his life in Italy and Spain. See P. Guedalla, The Two Marshals: Bazaine, Pétain (). PHILIP GUEDALLA can turn any excuse for a book into good Guedalla. Here, in "The Two Marshals,"* he has presented the biographies of Generals Bazaine and Petain as a sequential French history.

The two marshals: Bazaine, Pétain by Philip Guedalla (Book) Two men who saved France: Pétain and De Gaulle by Edward Spears (Book) Reign of virtue: mobilizing gender in Vichy France by Miranda Pollard (Book. Henri Philippe Benoni Omer Pétain (24 April – 23 July ), generally known as Philippe Pétain (/ p eɪ ˈ t æ̃ /, French: [filip petɛ̃]), Marshal Pétain (Maréchal Pétain) and sometimes, The Old Marshal (Le Vieux Maréchal), was a French general officer who attained the position of Marshal of France at the end of World War I, during which he became known as The Lion of Verdun.


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Abstract. Maps on lining-papers."Authorities": p. Mode of access: InternetAuthor: Philip Guedalla. The first Marshal was made a scapegoat by his defeated country; and when the second Marshal came to power, the scapegoat was France.” François Bazaine and Henri Petain are two of France’s most famous generals.

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