Ferdinand Foch (Foch)( French military leader, Marshal of France)
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Biography Ferdinand Foch (Foch)
Ferdinand Foch (Foch) (1851-1929), French military leader, Marshal of France (1918), British field marshal (1919), Marshal of Poland (1923), a member of the French Academy (1918). During the First World War - Commander of the Army, Army Group, then (1917-1918) Chief of General Staff of France, in April 1918 supreme commander of the armed forces of the Entente. In 1918-1920. - One of the organizers of the armed intervention in Soviet Russia. Together with Poincare's one of the main initiators of the Ruhr occupation in 1923. The creator of works on the art of war, memories.