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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biographical Note

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Edouard Jean Réquin Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1915-1940
    Collection Number: XX294
    Creator: Réquin, Edouard Jean, 1879-1953
    Collection Size: 4 manuscript boxes (1.6 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Correspondence, military orders, memoranda, and writings, relating to Allied military operations in World War I, particularly Franco-American military cooperation; to proposals for a treaty of mutual assistance under auspices of the League of Nations, 1922-1923; and to operations of the French 4e Armee, 1940 May-June
    Language: French.

    Administrative Information


    Collection open for research.
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    Publication Rights

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    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Edouard Jean Réquin Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives.


    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Access Points

    France. Armée--Officers
    France. Armée. Armée, 4e
    League of Nations
    United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces
    World War, 1914-1918
    World War, 1914-1918--France
    World War, 1914-1918--United States
    World War, 1939-1945
    World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--France
    United States--Armed Forces

    Biographical Note

    1879 Born
    1900-1911 Member of expedition to North Africa
    1916-1918 Member, General Staff of Marshals Joffre and Foch
    1917-1918 Member, French Military Delegation to Washington
    1919 Author, La Course de l'Amérique à la Victoire
      Technical Counsellor at Versailles Peace Conference
    1924 Author, Projet de Traité d'Assistance Mutuelle
    1930 French Military Representative at the League of Nations
    1930-1932 Chief of Cabinet of Ministry of War
    1938 Member, Supreme Council of War
    1939-1940 Commander, 4th French Army
    1941 Retired
    1945 President, Société de la Légion d'Honneur
    1946 "Président des anciens officiers de liaison près l'armée américaine"
      Author, Combats pour l'Honneur
      Author, Archinard et le Soudan
    1949 Author, D'une guerre à l'autre 1919-1939. Souvenirs
    1953 Died