Foch the Man
Foch the Man - A Life of the Supreme Commander of the Allied Armies by Clara E. Laughlin. Published 1918. Illustrated. Ferdinand Foch became supreme commander of Allied forces in World War One. Foch, along with Joseph Joffre and Philippe Pétain became one of the three most prominent French military officers in the war. His position in military history was assured. Foch is the only French military commander to have been made an honorary field-marshall in the British Army and his standing was ensured by the placing of a statue of him in central London. Marshal Ferdinand Foch died in 1929.