Michel-Joseph Maunoury (17 December 1847 – 28 March 1923) was a commander of French forces in the early days of World War I who was posthumously elevated to the dignity of Marshal of France .
Michel-Joseph Maunoury’s Sixth Army to be ready to strike at the exposed German right flank. The next day, with some difficulty, Gallieni won Joffre’s sanction. Once convinced, Joffre acted decisively. The whole left wing was ordered to turn about and return to a general offensive… Read More In World War I: The First Battle of the Marne
Michel Joseph Maunoury, né le 17 décembre 1847 à Maintenon ( Eure-et-Loir) 2 et mort le 28 mars 1923 à Artenay ( Loiret ), est un maréchal de France . Biographie[ modifier | modifier le code] C'est le fils d'un docteur en médecine.
Michel-Joseph Maunoury (17 December 1847 – 28 March 1923) was a commander of French forces in the early days of World War I . Biography He was born on 17 December 1847. He was recalled from retirement at the age of 67 in August 1914 to lead the so-called 'Army of Lorraine'.
Michel-Joseph Maunoury was a commander of French forces in the early days of World War I. Background Maunoury was born on 17 December 1847 in Maintenon, France. Education He graduated from the Ecole polytechnique and, as a young artillery lieutenant, fought with distinction in the defense of Paris during the Franco-Prussian War, 1870/1871. Career
Michel-Joseph Maunoury (17 December 1847-28 March 1923) was a Marshal of France who commanded the French 6th Army during World War I . Biography Michel-Joseph Maunoury was born in Maintenon, France on 17 December 1847, and he was wounded while serving in the Franco-Prussian War as a French Army lieutenant.
GEN Michel Joseph Maunoury Birth 17 Dec 1847. Maintenon, Departement d'Eure-et-Loir, Centre, France. Death 28 Mar 1923 (aged 75) ...
Manoury was recalled from retirement at the age of 67 in August 1914 to lead the so-called 'Army of Lorraine'. But his place in history would be made in a quite different sector of the front, much closer to home near Paris, during the First Battle of the Marne in September 1914. An artillery officer by training, Maunoury was handed command of the seven reserve divisions that formed part of the ...
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