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  2. Charles Lanrezac — Wikipédia

    Charles Louis Marie Lanrezac, né le 30 juillet 1852 à Pointe-à-Pitre et mort le 18 janvier 1925 à Neuilly-sur-Seine, est un général français qui s'est notamment illustré lors de la phase initiale de la Première Guerre mondiale, comme commandant la 5 e armée française. Il dirige les batailles de Charleroi et de Guise.

  3. Joseph Joffre - Wikipedia

    At the outbreak of war, the French plan clashed with the German Schlieffen Plan, much to the detriment of the French.On 15 August, after German cavalry had been spotted at Dinant on the Meuse, and after repeated warnings from Charles Lanrezac of the Fifth Army, Joffre issued his Instruction Particuliere No 10, stating that the main German effort would come through Belgium.

  4. French Army in World War I - Wikipedia

    This delayed the German Second Army's invasion of France, but also hurt Lanrezac's already damaged reputation. The First Battle of the Marne was fought between September 6 and September 12. It started when retreating French forces (the Fifth and Sixth armies), stopped south of the Marne River.

  5. Les Invalides - Wikipedia

    Les Invalides (French pronunciation: [lezɛ̃valid]) (English: The Disabled), formally the Hôtel national des Invalides (English: National House of the Disabled), also Hôtel des Invalides ("House of the disabled"), is a complex of buildings in the 7th arrondissement of Paris, France, containing museums and monuments, all relating to the military history of France, as well as a hospital and a ...

  6. French India - Wikipedia

    France was the last of the major European maritime powers of the 17th century to enter the East India trade. Six decades after the foundation of the English and Dutch East India companies (in 1600 and 1602 respectively), and at a time when both companies were multiplying factories (trading posts) on the shores of India, the French still did not have a viable trading company or a single ...

  7. Limogeage — Wikipédia

    Charles Lanrezac, le 5 septembre (à Bordeaux) ; Émile Edmond Legrand-Girarde, le 12 septembre (à Chalons-sur-Marne puis à Bordeaux) ; Antide Léon Lescot, le 13 août ; Edouard Levillain, le 1 er septembre (à Lyon, puis à Neuilly-sur-Seine) ; Jacques de Mas-Latrie, commandant le 18 e corps d'armée, le 4 septembre (à Arcachon, puis à ...

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    Now $133 (Was $̶1̶9̶4̶) on Tripadvisor: Hotel Balmoral, Paris. See 1,975 traveler reviews, 709 candid photos, and great deals for Hotel Balmoral, ranked #46 of 1,887 hotels in Paris and rated 4.5 of 5 at Tripadvisor.

  9. Charles de Gaulle - Wikipedia

    Charles André Joseph Marie de Gaulle was born on 22 November 1890 in Lille in the Nord department, the third of five children. He was raised in a devoutly Catholic and traditional family. His father, Henri de Gaulle, was a professor of history and literature at a Jesuit college and eventually founded his own school.: 42–47

  10. First Battle of the Marne | Summary, Significance, & Map

    On arrival, however, Field Marshal Sir John French learned that the French Fifth Army under Gen. Charles Lanrezac had been checked by a German attack on August 21 and deprived of the crossing of the Sambre. Although thus placed in an exposed forward position, French agreed to stand at Mons to cover Lanrezac’s left.

  11. Philippe Pétain — Wikipédiaétain

    Contents move to sidebar hide Début 1 Biographie Afficher / masquer la sous-section Biographie 1.1 Jeunesse et formation 1.2 Opinions personnelles avant la guerre 1.3 Première carrière 1.4 Promotion du général de la guerre de 1914-1918 1.5 Bataille de Verdun 1.6 Entre-deux-guerres 1.6.1 Général en chef de l'armée française et opposant à la ligne Maginot 1.6.2 Guerre du Rif 1.6.3 ...