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Joffre

Joseph Jacques C?saire . 1852-- 1931, French marshal. He commanded the French army (1914--16) and was largely responsible for the Allies' victory at the Marne (1914), which halted the German advance on Paris
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Kluck's change in direction was noted by the French, which induced Joffre to change his strategic plan and halt the limits of the Allied retreat southward to a huge arc extending from Paris to Verdun.
The French hope was that an all-out attack on the main German forces could achieve a quick decision - partly because Joffre calculated that Germany would commit 20 divisions to the war against Russia in the east rather than the seven that they actually did," wrote James Joll and Gordon Mattel in their book The Origins of the First World War.
Above all, however unwillingly, Joffre came to understand the necessity for accepting a war of endurance.
The EDS pipeline consists of 180 km of 12-inch diameter line which transports ethylene and interconnects NOVA Chemicals' Joffre petrochemical complex and Dow Chemical's Fort Saskatchewan petrochemical complex to industrial customers and storage facilities in Alberta.
The allies had a numerical superiority over the enemy and Joffre was convinced that it was just a matter of time before they wore the Germans down.
In support of the polyethylene expansions, ethylene supply growth will be derived from the increased utilization of existing Joffre cracker capacity, along with expansion of the Corunna cracker.
Neil MacKenzie died with two women while ice climbing on Mount Joffre, British Columbia, on January 11.
Ethane will be delivered via pipeline to NOVA Chemicals' Joffre, AB, petrochemical complex for use as a feedstock in the production of ethylene.
Scottish reporter Shelley Joffre investigates a pharmaceutical firm charged with misrepresenting information over production of its anti-depressants.
Instead, Joffre, who viewed the war more broadly than any of the British leaders, sought to aid the Russians with a series of"partial" offensives that tied down German forces on the Western Front.
All of these resins are manufactured at Nova's Joffre plant in Alberta, Canada.
Under the terms of the agreement, Williams will produce, for NOVA Chemicals, up to 17,000 barrels per day (bpd) of an ethane/ethylene mix which will be transported via the Joffre Feedstock Pipeline to NOVA Chemicals' Joffre, Alberta petrochemical facilities.