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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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Low points included Sir John French requesting Joffre's permission (angrily denied) to hunker down behind defenses in Boulogne with an eye to embarking for home if things got too grim; Kitchener matching Joffre's anger and remarking to Sir John that the British could withdraw the BEF "whenever they consider such a course imperative" (p.
When General Joffre became the chief of the general staff in 1911, he brought with him a firm belief in Foch's ideals of the offensive.
Above all, however unwillingly, Joffre came to understand the necessity for accepting a war of endurance.
(29) True to their concept of offensive a outrance, the French Army led by Joffre attacked the Germans in Lorraine.
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.
OPTIMISTIC Claude Joffre has given up his bizarre daily vigil outside the Eiffel Tower in Paris.
The Joffre tree, the largest, measures 250 feet in height and has a 10-foot dbh; the nearby Pershing tree is a bit stouter at 12 feet in dbh and 225 feet tall.
Crown Prince and Joffre over their breakfasts ask how
is providing a status update regarding the placement of the first well within the Joffre D3 Pool (the "Joffre Project") on production.
Scottish reporter Shelley Joffre investigates a pharmaceutical firm charged with misrepresenting information over production of its anti-depressants.
The company-wide agreement is the result of a successful pilot at NOVA Chemicals' Joffre, AB, manufacturing site.