Henri Pétain becomes French Commander-in-Chief (15 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

Pétain succeeds R. G. Nivelle as French Commander-in-Chief. Ferdinand Foch becomes chief of staff.

Citation:
Editors. "Henri Pétain becomes French Commander-in-Chief". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=12472, accessed 08 December 2016.]