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Pétain

Janet Flanner

Pétain

the old man of France

by Janet Flanner

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Published by Simon and Schuster in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pétain, Philippe, -- 1856-1951.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Janet Flanner.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDC342.8.P4 F5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination53 p. ;
    Number of Pages53
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16209064M

    Read this book on Questia. The story of Marshal Pétain is the story of human weaknesses, nursed in the loneliness of an essentially self-contained nature, watered and fed by the bright mirage of power and the calculated flattery of schemers. About this Item: Toulouse, Imprimerie régionale, , Brochure in de 36 pages, 10 discours de Pétain en Couverture usagée, avec des rousseurs, une déchirure au verso, un petit manque au recto, intérieur en bon état général, un tampon en première page.

      The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Pétain by Bénédicte VERGEZ-CHAIGNON at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. Author: Bénédicte VERGEZ-CHAIGNON. Pétain. [Paris] Éditions du Seuil [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Philippe Pétain; Philippe Pétain; Philippe Pétain; Philippe Pétain: Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Jean Plumyène.

    Buy Petain First Edition by Williams, Charles (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(11). A crisp, broad, scholarly biography, well-grounded both in questions of military strategy and in trends on the French Right. Aiming at utter detachment, Griffiths makes it quite clear who Petain himself was -- like Franco, a man of humble origins and a soldier who disdained sordid conspiracy but who was not adverse to entering the national fray with the help of Fascist elements.


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The book did not go into great detail about the policies and programs of the government relating to the Jews. The author did give some insight into Petain's dealings with the resistance. In short they were mostly communists and he didn't like them. Based on the title I expected the book to be more of an expose of the underbelly of Vichy France/5(7).

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 /5.

Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Best Books of the Month Pétain (Biographies Historiques) (French Edition) and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle/5(9).

This book balances a long career in the French military. The Pétain book from Petain about who is responsible for government's actions are startling. The comparison between Italy and France, who both suffered under Nazi domination demonstrate that leaders can say no.

Petain's age is bal;anced against the vigor he showed as national leader.3/5(3). The book begins mostly in the years before WW1 where Petain is a controversial Colonel lecturing on modern warfare and essentially criticising the then prevailing opinion of /5(3). Pétain book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

P tain () remains one of the most controversial figures in the history of 4/5. Petain - Verdun To Vichy Hardcover – January 1, by Francis. MARTEL (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and Pétain book.

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Few figures in modern French history have aroused more controversy than Marshal Phi /5. 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 earned acclaim for stopping. Pétain () remains one of the most controversial figures in the history of modern France.

He was saviour of his country at Verdun in during the First World War, but tried for treason as head of state of the collaborationist Vichy government after World War II. Were his actions those of a traitor. - or a patriot facing the total disintegration of his country.

Pétain () remains one of the most controversial figures in the history of modern France. He was saviour of his country at Verdun in during the First World War, but tried for treason as head of state of the collaborationist Vichy government after World War II.

Succinct, smartly styled portraiture and judgment, this sharply-pointed profiling and restrained indictment of the old man of France, Marshal Petain, historically unique as the ""only Frenchman who ever survived French governments and then founded one of his own"".

Cautious, conservative, sold — a man of ""stiff gloomy integrity, narrow national devotion"", Petain had. Petain's Jewish Children examines the nature of the relationship between the Vichy regime and its Jewish citizens in the period to Previous studies have generally viewed the experiences of French Jewry during the Second World War through the lenses of persecution, resistance, or rescue; an approach which has had the unintended effect of /5.

Henri Philippe Benoni Omer Joseph Pétain (24 April – 23 July ), generally known as Philippe Pétain or Marshal Pétain, was a French general, later Head of State of Vichy France, from to Due to his military leadership in World War I, he was viewed as a hero in France, but his actions during World War II resulted in him being convicted and sentenced to.

Petain - CRC Press Book Pétain () remains one of the most controversial figures in the history of modern France. He was saviour of his country at Verdun in during the First World War, but tried for treason as head of state of the. As Mr. Webster shows, ideological anti-Semitism had been part of the French political and philosophical tradition for many years before the fall of France.

This disturbing book, a controversial best-seller in Paris, reveals that Pétain's government represented the appalling culmination of a century of :   Mr. Griffiths's treatment of Petain's career and values up to is the soundest part of the book.

He gives Main credit where credit is. A comprehensive new historical study of the extreme right in France, from the Vichy regime to the present day. The Front National has for some years been France's third political party and the most significant extreme-right force in Europe; its leader, Jean-Marie Le Pen, contested the second round of the presidential election with million votes.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Griffiths, Richard, Pétain; a biography of Marshal Philippe Pétain of Vichy. Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, [c]. Vichy France (French: Régime de Vichy) is the common name of the French State (État français) headed by Marshal Philippe Pétain during World War ted from Paris to Vichy in the unoccupied "Free Zone" in the southern part of metropolitan France which included French Algeria, it remained responsible for the civil administration of France as well as the French Capital: Vichy (de facto), Parisᵃ (de jure).

It started a little unpromisingly. Rambling around the experiences of the author as a French pilot during the war, but once we got to the meat of the trial it became a really sharply observed account of the trial of Petain; exposing clearly the way in which (in many ways) the French state fell into the traps of victor's justice that the Nuremberg trials largely avoided/5.An informative but superficial expose of the responsibility of Marshal Henri-Philippe Petain and his French subjects for sending thousands of Jews to their death during WW II.

British journalist Webster explains that s Jews, a quarter of all those in France at the outbreak of WW II, were sent to the concentration camps, many from that part of France not occupied by the .Henri Phillippe Benoni Omer Petain: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Charles Sweeny.

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