Ferdinand Foch, (born October 2, 1851, Tarbes, France—died March 20, 1929, Paris), marshal of France and commander of Allied forces during the closing months of World War I, generally considered the leader most responsible for the Allied victory. Early years Foch was the son of a civil servant.
Ferdinand Foch (1851-1929) was a key French military commander during World War I. He joined the infantry during the Franco-Prussian War, eventually becoming head of the war college. Named...
Foch was appointed " Commander-in-Chief of the Allied Armies" on 26 March 1918 following being the commander-in-chief of Western Front with the title Généralissime in 1918. He played a decisive role in halting a renewed German advance on Paris in the Second Battle of the Marne, after which he was promoted to Marshal of France.
Marshal Ferdinand Foch was a noted French commander during World War I. Having entered the French Army during the Franco-Prussian War, he remained in the service after the French defeat and was identified as one of the nation's best military minds.
Marshal Ferdinand Jean Marie Foch ( 2 October 1851 – 20 March 1929) was a French general and Marshal of France, Great Britain and Poland, a military theorist and the Allied Supreme Allied Commander during the final year of the First World War . Contents 1 Quotes 1.1 Precepts and Judgments (1919)
Ferdinand Foch was a military theorist and a French soldier. He acted as an Allied Generalissimo (military rank of the highest degree) during the First Wold War. Inspired by the stories of the Napoleonic Wars during his childhood days, he decided to pursue a military career and joined the French Army. As an instructor at the Staff College, he ...
Ferdinand Foch est un général, maréchal de France et membre de l’Académie française, né le 2 octobre 1851 à Tarbes, dans les Hautes-Pyrénées, et mort le 20 mars 1929 à Paris. La dernière année de la Première Guerre mondiale , au printemps 1918 , il est nommé commandant en chef des forces alliées sur le front de l'Ouest .
Ferdinand Jean Marie Foch [ fɔʃ] (* 2. Oktober 1851 in Tarbes, Département Hautes-Pyrénées; † 20. März 1929 in Paris) war ein französischer Heeresoffizier und Militärtheoretiker. Während des Ersten Weltkriegs stieg General Foch zum Marschall von Frankreich auf und koordinierte ab 1918 als gemeinsamer Oberbefehlshaber die Armeen der ...
Ferdinand Foch, second from right, pictured outside the carriage in Compiègne after agreeing to the armistice that ended World War I. The carriage was later chosen by Nazi Germany as the symbolic setting of Pétain 's June 1940 armistice. 
The carrier was the second warship named in honour of the Marshal of France, British Field Marshal and Marshal of Poland Ferdinand Foch [a] After serving with the French navy, the vessel was sold to Brazil and renamed São Paulo . Contents 1 Design 2 History 3 Principal operations 3.1 Combat history 4 In fiction 5 Gallery 6 Notes 7 References