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WWI Honor Roll
Lancaster Co., Nebraska

Ferdinand Foch

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Kathie Harrison
Lancaster Co. NEGenWeb Project


Commander in Chief of the Allied Armies. He was born on October 2, 1851, at Pyrenees, France. He was a Lieutenant in the Franco-Prussian War at the age of 19, and at the age of 26 he was a Captain of Artillery. He won great distinction throughout the world as an instructor in military tactics and strategy. He startled the world by his generalship in the battle of the Marne in 1914. He was in supreme command of the Allied Armies.