Marshal Ferdinand Foch (2 October 1851 – 20 March 1929) - a First World War hero - was a French soldier and military theorist.
A native of Tarbes in the south of France, Foch enlisted in the infantry during the Franco-Prussian War and later graduated from the École d'application de l'artillerie et du génie as artillery officer.
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''A battle won is a battle which we will not acknowledge to be lost.''Ferdinand Foch (1851-1929), French general. Quoted in Reputations, "Ferdinand Foch," B.H. Liddell Hart (1928). This saying was a variation of one ...
''My center is giving way, my right is in retreat; situation excellent. I shall attack.''Ferdinand Foch (1851-1929), French general. Quoted in Reputations, "Ferdinand Foch," B.H. Liddell Hart (1928). message allegedly sent to General J...