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  • Title: Edouard Jean Réquin papers
    Date (inclusive): 1915-1940
    Collection Number: XX294
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: In French
    Physical Description: 4 manuscript boxes (1.6 Linear Feet)
    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
    Creator: Réquin, Edouard, 1879-1953


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    Acquisition Information

    Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Edouard Jean Réquin Papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    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 Technical Counsellor at Versailles Peace Conference
      Author, La Course de l'Amérique à la Victoire
    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 Author, Archinard et le Soudan
      Author, Combats pour l'Honneur
      "Président des anciens officiers de liaison près l'armée américaine"
    1949 Author, D'une guerre à l'autre 1919-1939. Souvenirs
    1953 Died

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

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