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  2. John French, 1st Earl of Ypres - Wikipedia,_1st_Earl_of_Ypres

    French and Lanrezac came away from the meeting with a poor relationship. At the time French wrote in his diary that Lanrezac was "a very capable soldier", although he claimed otherwise in his memoirs 1914. Besides their mutual dislike he believed Lanrezac was about to take the offensive, whereas Lanrezac had in fact been forbidden by Joffre to ...

  3. The Guns of August - Wikipedia

    The Guns of August (1962) (published in the UK as August 1914) is a volume of history by Barbara W. Tuchman.It is centered on the first month of World War I.After introductory chapters, Tuchman describes in great detail the opening events of the conflict.

  4. Los Inválidos - Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libreálidos

    Memorial de Charles de Gaulle. Rastrea la vida y obra de Charles de Gaulle, principalmente con documentos audiovisuales. Museo de la Orden de la Liberación (Musée de l'Ordre de la Libération). Dedicado a la orden fundada por de Gaulle en 1940. Las colecciones se dividen en tres partes: Francia Libre, Resistencia Interna y Deportación

  5. Pointe-à-Pitre — Wikipédiaà-Pitre

    Charles Lanrezac (1852-1925), général français dont l'action au début de la Première Guerre mondiale fut décisive pour arrêter les Allemands. Hégésippe Jean Légitimus, conseiller général, maire de Pointe-à-Pitre et député de la Guadeloupe. Fondateur principal du mouvement socialiste de la Guadeloupe. Il a été le premier noir à ...

  6. Archibald Murray - Wikipedia

    1916. In January 1916, Murray was given command of the British Troops in Egypt and the Egyptian Expeditionary Force. Egypt was a base for the Salonika and Gallipoli Fronts. In January 1916 Murray was relieved of operational command of (though not logistical responsibility for) British troops at Salonika, which was given to the French General Sarrail.

  7. Countries I - Rulers

    India 27 May 1526 Babur founds the Empire of Hind (usually referred to by historians as the Mughal Empire) 17 May 1540 the Mughal rulers are expelled and superseded by the Afghan Suri dynasty 23 Jul 1555 Empire of Hind under the Mughal rulers restored 29 Mar 1858 the last Mughal ruler is deposed 2 Aug 1858 U.K. Act of Parliament annexes the Empire, creating British India (effective 1 Nov 1858 ...

  8. Philippe Pétain – Wikipediaétain

    August 1914 wurde Pétains Infanteriebrigade der 5 e armée unter Général Charles Lanrezac zugeordnet (siehe Hauptartikel). Gemäß dem Plan XVII ging die französische Armee in die Offensive und lieferte sich mit dem Deutschen Heer verlustreiche Grenzgefechte. Seinen ersten Kampfeinsatz erlebte Pétain am 14.

  9. 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.

  10. Battle of Mons - Wikipedia

    In the afternoon of that same day arrived a message from the French Fifth Army commander, General Charles Lanrezac, sent to Field Marshal Sir John French requesting the BEF to turn right to attack von Bülow's advancing flank.

  11. Beaumont (Hainaut) — Wikipédia

    Août 1914 — La Ve Armée de Lanrezac à Beaumont —Près de 100 000 Français passent par la ville pour gagner la Sambre, où vont se dérouler de terribles combats.