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Henri GIRAUD

French Henri GIRAUD

born Henri Honoré GIRAUD

French general

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Born: on January 18, 1879 in Paris, France
Died: on March 11, 1949 in Dijon, Côte d'Or, France


Biography

Henri Giraud was born in Paris, of Alsatian descent.

He graduated from the Saint-Cyr Military Academy in 1900 and joined the French Army, commanding Zouave troops in North Africa until he was transferred back to France in 1914 when World War I broke out.

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- Category World Wars & Contemporary Wars