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Pétain, hero or traitor : the untold story

Author: Herbert R Lottman
Publisher: New York : W. Morrow, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Henri Philippe Benoni Omer Joseph Pétain (24 April 1856 ? 23 July 1951), generally known as Philippe Pétain (French: [fi.lip pe.t̃]) or Marshal Pétain (Maréchal Pétain) or The Lion of Verdun, was a French general who reached the distinction of Marshal of France, and was later Chief of State of Vichy France (Chef de l'État Français), from 1940 to 1944. Pétain, who was 84 years old in 1940, ranks as France's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lottman, Herbert R.
Pétain, hero or traitor.
New York : W. Morrow, ©1985
(OCoLC)756448225
Named Person: Philippe Pétain; Philippe Pétain; Philippe Pétain
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herbert R Lottman
ISBN: 0688037569 9780688037567
OCLC Number: 11840938
Description: 444 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Young Philippe --
Career soldier --
Before the war --
The last offensive --
Verdun --
The general in chief --
Waiting for the Americans --
Victory --
Commander in peacetime --
War in the Rif --
Among soldiers --
The dignitary --
The minister --
Politics all the same --
Friends --
The next war --
Munich --
Spain --
May 1940 --
The fall of Paris --
A Petain cabinet --
Chief of state --
Petain's men --
The shaping of the state --
Feelers --
Montoirse --
The reasons why --
Crisis in collaboration --
The morning after --
Admirals --
Military collaboration --
The person of the marshal --
Reassuring Hitler --
The double game --
The return of Laval --
Figurehead --
November 1942 --
Private life --
Another crisis in collaboration --
Constitutional crisis --
The Spring of 1944 --
Normandy --
Last weeks of Vichy --
Departure --
The prisoner --
The trial --
The verdict --
The island --
The years.
Responsibility: Herbert R. Lottman.

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"Henri Philippe Benoni Omer Joseph Pétain (24 April 1856 ? 23 July 1951), generally known as Philippe Pétain (French: [fi.lip pe.t̃]) or Marshal Pétain (Maréchal Pétain) or The Lion of Verdun, was a French general who reached the distinction of Marshal of France, and was later Chief of State of Vichy France (Chef de l'État Français), from 1940 to 1944. Pétain, who was 84 years old in 1940, ranks as France's oldest head of state."--Wikipedia.

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