WEYGAND Maxime (1867-1965) general.

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WEYGAND Maxime (1867-1965) general.
AUTHORIZED NOTES and PAPERS, 5 L.A.S. and 1 P.A.S. "Weygand", Paris 1930-1948; 27 pages in-fol. or in-4, and 10 pages in various formats, most of them on the letterhead of the Conseil Supérieur de la Guerre or of the Chief of General Staff of the Army, 3 envelopes. 400 / 500 € Notes for a project of military history of the Third Republic, From one war to another, including several plans, the first in 5 parts: " I. Le Relèvement après 1870" (reorganisation of the army, organisation of border defence); "II. Colonial Conquests" (Tonkin, Tunisia, West Africa, Madagascar, Morocco); "III. Preparation for war" (armament, doctrine, spirit of the army, successive plans, results: the army of 1914); "IV. War"; "V. La réorganisation après la Guerre" (of the army, of the frontiers); Conclusion... Political, military and biographical chronologies... Reading notes on the discussion of the 1875 law (interventions by Gambetta, General Chareton, Billot and Saussier), the 1882 law on the administration of the army, General Colin's Les Transformations de la guerre (1911), Émile Boutroux's speech at the academic reception (reference to General Langlois), etc. Draft Introduction, opening with a quotation from Clausewitz... Correspondence to Édouard SOUBIER, pastor and deputy of the Seine, 1930-1935 : Replies to compliments on lectures and on his speech at an academic reception (praise of Marshal Joffre), sending of a "little pensum that owes you a lot" [Turenne, Christian soldier]... One-page statement, probably intended for a facsimile reproduction, February 1948: "Honor is fidelity to duty"... A l is attached to it.A l.s. from General DEBENEY, April 27, 1937, and an l.s. from André TARDIEU, March 29, 1937, are attached to it.
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