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trial of Marshal Pétain

Jules Roy

trial of Marshal Pétain

by Jules Roy

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Published by Faber in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pétain, Philippe, 1856-1951.

  • Edition Notes

    Translation of Le grand naufrage.

    Statementtranslated from the French by Robert Baldick, with an introduction by Douglas Johnson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDC342.8.P4 R63 1968b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 264 p.
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5677045M
    LC Control Number68141439

    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 colonial empire.   On this day in Marshal Henri Philippe Petain, leader of France's Vichy collaborationist regime during WWII, arrested for treason. Here’s British Movietone’s report on his trial.

      Marshal Foch overruled him, however, and the war ended with the Germans on the western side of the Rhine River. Pétain in Politics In , the newly married marshal thought again briefly of retirement, bought an estate, and settled down to raise chickens and make his own wine until he decided once more that power beckoned too strongly from Paris. 'Petain, utterly obscure until the age of 58, was hurled to fame by his defence of Verdun in This saved his country's bacon (he would say her honour) at a crisis point of the Great War. Thereafter he became an almost monarchical figure, more revered than .

    (NR ) Trial of Marshal Henri Philippe Petain, July , German film of Petain and Hitler meeting and shaking hands at Montoire. Petain and Goering meeting and shaking hands. MLS, Petain arrives by car, steps out, and lifts his hat. Petain and wife arrive by car and enter Fort de Montrouge prison building. Architect in of Marshal Petain's Vichy French regime and its prime minister from April to August , at war's end Pierre Laval was promptly arrested on charges of treason. This book tells the story of his trial.


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Jules Roy is the author of this study of the trial of the improbable leader of the Vichy government, Marshal Phillipe Petain. Roy has the credentials to write this story because he was in the French Army; the one that stayed with France.

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Death of Marshal Pétain. Philippe Pétain died on 23 Julyaged Richard Cavendish | Published in History Today Volume 51 Issue 7 July Philippe Petain in the s (Library of Congress) In June President Auriol of France issued a decree permitting Philippe Pétain, now 95 and senile, to be moved for humanitarian reasons from.

Abstract: On the smoldering afternoon of Jin the imposing First Chamber of the Palais de Justice in Paris, in the presence of lawyers, politicians, leaders of the Resistance, and guards with submachine guns, Marshal Pétain went on trial for his life and the honor of France.

Trial of Marshal Henri Petain, Fortress Montrouge (outskirts of Paris), July MSs, crowds entering palace courtyard after credentials are checked by guards. VS, Palace of Justice. MSs, Pierre Mongibaud, President of the High Court, enters palace.

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Lasting until Aug the trial concluded with Pétain being found guilty and sentenced to death. Due to his age (89) and World War I service, this was commuted to life imprisonment by De Gaulle.

In addition, Pétain was stripped of his ranks and honors with the exception of marshal which had been conferred by the French Parliament. In Paris at his Gaullist postwar trial for treason, the aged marshal began his defense by reading aloud a prepared statement into the record: “It is the French people who, by its representatives.

The trial is expected to last at least a fortnight. Marshal Pétain will seek to tell his story of why France capitulated, and M. Mornet, Public Prosecutor, will accuse him in the name of justice. One of the great ironies of Napoleonic history is that Marshal Michel Ney () - a veteran of most of the Empire's great and bloody battles - was killed in peacetime by French musket-balls.

Found guilty of treason and executed in Paris later the same morning, the hero of the the Russian Campaign fell victim to both ultra-royalist fervor and to his own, often-impulsive.

38, views Published on At the Palais de Justice Marshal Petain goes on trial charged with plotting against the internal security of his country and collaboration with the enemy. The chief witness on the second day of Marshal Petain's trial was Paul Reynaud, the former premier of France.

Following him to give evidence was the most hated man in France Pierre Laval. 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.

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 death for treason.

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.

French General Marshal Petain is found guilty and sentenced to death for treason in Paris, France. Henri Philippe Benoni Omer Joseph Pétain's trial session at .At the Palais de Justice Marshal Petain goes on trial charged with plotting against the internal security of his country and collaboration with the enemy ; Death of Marshal Pétain.

Philippe Pétain died on 23 Julyaged In June President Auriol of France issued a decree permitting Philippe Pétain, now 95 and senile, to be moved.trial of a man: Philippe Pétain, Marshal of France Genesis of the Trial B.Pétain’s defense line trial of the Vichy Regime cal witnesses and victims of the Vichy Regime question of Pétain’s real responsibility and the judges’ leniency A.

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