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Marshal Ferdinand Foch

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Marshal Ferdinand Foch

Person   Born 2/10/1851 Died 20/3/1929

Categories: Armed Forces, Literature

Countries: France

Soldier and writer. Born in Tarbes, Hautes-Pyrénées, France. He enlisted in the French army in 1870 during the Franco-Prussian war. During the First World War he distinguished himself at the battle of the Marne, Ypres. Became Allied Commander-in-Chief in 1918. He wrote 'Principles of War' in 1919. At his death, he was interred in Les Invalides, Paris, next to Napoleon Bonaparte.

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Marshal Ferdinand Foch

The statue is a copy of one at Cassel, France. It was given by France and unv...

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