Henri Pétain becomes French Commander-in-Chief

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Historical Context Note

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

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Editors. "Henri Pétain becomes French Commander-in-Chief". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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