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Maurice GAMELIN

French Maurice GAMELIN

born Maurice Gustave GAMELIN

French army general in the French Army

Source :  Vendée Militaire

Born: on September 20, 1872 in Paris, France
Died: on April 18, 1958 in Paris, France


Biography

Gamelin is remembered for his disastrous command (until 17 May 1940) of the French military during the Battle of France (10 May–22 June 1940) in World War II and his steadfast defence of republican values.

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- Category World Wars & Contemporary Wars