Pétain and De Gaulle

  • 245 Pages
  • 2.88 MB
  • English
Heinemann , London
Gaulle, Charles de, -- 1890-1970, Pétain, Philippe, -- 1856
Statementby J. P. Tournoux ; translated [from the French] by Oliver Coburn.
LC ClassificationsDC373.G3 T63 1966
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 245 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23665627M
LC Control Number66071953

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Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ — $ Paperback "Please retry" — — $ Manufacturer: Librairie Plon. This book offers a decent and interesting overview of the life of Henri-Philippe Pétain (–), Marshal of France.

The book covers his early life, his rise during World War One and his involvment in trying to protect France from German occupation during the Second World War/5.

Pétain and De Gaulle. London, Heinemann, (OCoLC) Named Person: Charles de Gaulle; Philippe Pétain; Charles de Gaulle; Philippe Pétain: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Jean Raymond Tournoux.

Find more information about: OCLC Number: Cet ouvrage a pour premier objectif de présenter la vérité historique concernant: l'action de Philippe Pétain au service de la France et des Français entre le 17 juin et le 20 août ; les calomnies et actions criminelles de Charles de Gaulle du 22 juin àpuis son double jeu qui le conduisit à livrer la province française d'Algérie aux terroristes du F.L.N.

Après. Pétain claimed that de Gaulle, when on his staff, took credit for a book on military tactics which was developed entirely by the Marshal. After that incident when de Gaulle, as a lower-ranking officer, defied his commanding officer, the old marshal had.

That kind of pedestrian realism was central to Petain's character, more mediocre in every way than that of de Gaulle. This new biography of Petain, by a. Charles de Gaulle had 'a certain idea of France' which even he didn't manage to articulate clearly.

De Gaulle biographer and one of Britain's leading historians of modern France, Julian Jackson, talks us through some key books to get a sense of France's wartime leader and president, Charles de Gaulle.

Pétain, De Gaulle Let us think for a moment about those personages from a far-off time.

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First, what a astonishing destiny for Marshal Pétain. To have risen so high and fallen so low. In the long history of France, other great personages were admired, but surely none was loved more before being denigrated so much. The armistice that Pétain signed in Junewhich left France with an unoccupied zone governed at the pleasure of the Germans from Vichy, was anathema to de Gaulle 4/5.

This was the least enjoyable of Spears' books (that I have read) - he was treading a difficult path in with a partial rehabilitation of Petain, reflecting on the invaluable work done to quell the mutinies ofagainst the horrors unleashed in Vichy France under Petain's rule.3/5.

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De Gaulle incorporated much of the text he had written for Pétain a decade earlier for the uncompleted book Le Soldat, to Pétain's displeasure. In the end, de Gaulle agreed to include a dedication to Pétain (although he wrote his own rather than using the draft Pétain sent him), which was later dropped from postwar ed by: René Coty.

Things had come to a pretty pass between these two great men, who met while de Gaulle was a precocious, poetry-spouting soldier in Petain’s regiment in and who as Conti says here with weary 4/5. Philippe Pétain, in full Henri-Philippe Benoni Omer Joseph Pétain, (born ApCauchy-à-la-Tour, France—died JÎle d’Yeu), French general who was a national hero for his victory at the Battle of Verdun in World War I but was discredited as chief of state of the French government at Vichy in World War died under sentence in a prison fortress.

But after toiling away on the book for a couple of years, de Gaulle discovered to his fury that Pétain had asked another officer to draft the section on the Great War: the plainspoken Pétain found his ghost’s adjectives ‘ridiculous’ – ‘like the silk sashes worn by officers in comic-opera armies’.

According to Elliott Roosevelt in his book, As He Saw It (New York, ), Franklin Roosevelt distrusted de Gaulle for three reasons: one having to do with the status of the French empire, another with the status of the French regime, and a third involving the shape of the French state after World War II.

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FDR was shocked by the sudden defeat of France in Try the new Google Books Get print book. No eBook available Secrets d'État: Petain et de Gaulle. Jean Raymond Tournoux. Plon, - France - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review.

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. DIEU ET LE. Le colonel Moyrand Incident avec de. That relationship has changed several times over the years. Young captain de Gaulle’s courage during WW1 was admired by the then General later Maréchal Pétain.

Pétain was not personally involved in the stupid stratégic decisions of the French gene. What de Gaulle was, pre-eminently, was French, fervently devoted to his nation.

During World War I, he had been a junior officer under Marshal Pétain, whom he would oppose when France capitulated to the Germans at the beginning of World War II; Pétain’s role, de Gaulle.

Charles de Gaulle was undersecretary of state for defense and war when Marshal Philippe Pétain took over the government of France with the intention of signing an armistice with Adolf Hitler.

De Gaulle left for London, where, on Jhe broadcast an appeal to his countrymen to continue to fight under his leadership.

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Review written by Francis P. Sempa. Henri-Philippe Pétain () was a World War I French general who was later imprisoned for treason. A year-old colonel at the start of battle inPétain.

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Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images O n 26 AugustGeneral Charles de Gaulle Author: PD Smith. Charles de Gaulle rose from French soldier in World War I to exiled leader and, eventually, president of the Fifth Republic. He served as president from to Born: Philippe Petain books and biography.

The constitutionality of these actions was later challenged by de Gaulle's government, but at the time Pétain was widely accepted as France's savior. On June 22 he signed an armistice with Germany that gave the Nazis control over the north and west of the country, including Paris, but left the rest.

De Gaulle By Julian Jackson Harvard University Press August pages In his magisterial biography of de Gaulle, Julian Jackson has done us a great service: he has distilled the thousands of. That is, Petain's was a patriotism forsaving what could be saved, whereas de Gaulle's was a patriotism that took a longer view, hlding out for an improbable victory some time in the future Author: Alex Massie.

De Gaulle was acting as if it was to be his name, not Petain’s, on the book. (In when de Gaulle did publish a book of his own, Edge of the Sword, he sent a copy to Charles Maurras, leading intellectual light of the royalist movement, Action Francaise.

De Gaulle signed the copy “A mon maître”. We shall want to remember this when we. Two destinies: Pétain and de Gaulle / René Rémond -- De Gaulle and the resistance, / François Bédarida -- De Gaulle in waiting, / Jean-Pierre Rioux -- The writing of action in de Gaulle's War Memoirs / Robert Pickering -- De Gaulle and the Algerian crisis, / Michel Winock -- De Gaulle and France's role in the.

de Gaulle family releases full correspondence for pub in wkly magazine disclosing that H P Petain, once vice chmn of Sup War Council, engaged C de Gaulle .Marshal Philippe Petain was sentenced to death, but the sentence was later changed to life in prison by General Charles de Gaulle, and the former head of state died in prison in It is a lovely book, and your post brings a pleasant bouquet to this forum.

I wholeheartedly share your thoughts on the matter.