TIL that after the Treaty of Versailles Ferdinand Foch said : "This is not peace. It is an armistice for 20 years". 20 years and 64 days later WW 2 started.

TIL that after the Treaty of Versailles Ferdinand Foch said : "This is not peace. It is an armistice for 20 years". 20 years and 64 days later WW 2 started.

Marshal Ferdinand Foch.

Marshal Ferdinand Foch - original portrait photo by Henri Manuel- Commander-in-Chief of Allied Forces WW I- military collectable

Marshal Ferdinand Foch, GCB, OM, DSO (1851-1929), Allied Generalissimo during the First World War.On 11 November 1918 Foch accepted the German request for an armistice. Foch advocated peace terms that would make Germany unable to pose a threat to France ever again. After the Treaty of Versailles, Foch declared "This is not a peace. It is an armistice for twenty years". His words proved prophetic: the Second World War started twenty years and 65 days later.

Marshal Ferdinand Foch, GCB, OM, DSO (1851-1929), Allied Generalissimo during the First World War.On 11 November 1918 Foch accepted the German request for an armistice. Foch advocated peace terms that would make Germany unable to pose a threat to France ever again. After the Treaty of Versailles, Foch declared "This is not a peace. It is an armistice for twenty years". His words proved prophetic: the Second World War started twenty years and 65 days later.

Good morning!!!! Remember today "The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire." Ferdinand Foch.

Good morning!!!! Remember today "The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire." Ferdinand Foch.

"TIL that after the Treaty of Versailles, Marshal Ferdinand Foch said "This is not a peace. It is an armistice for twenty years". 20 years and 65 days later, WW2 broke out."

"TIL that after the Treaty of Versailles, Marshal Ferdinand Foch said "This is not a peace. It is an armistice for twenty years". 20 years and 65 days later, WW2 broke out."

Wall of Generals – The ground was broken on November 1, 1921, for the Liberty Memorial in Kansas City. Among the 200,000 people attending were, then-Vice President Calvin Coolidge; Adm. Earl Beatty of Great Britain; Marshal Ferdinand Foch of France; Gen. John Pershing of the United States; Gen. Armando Diaz of Italy; and Lt. Gen. Baron Jacques of Belgium; as well as 60,000 members of the American Legion, including Harry S. Truman, who would later become America’s 33 President in 1945.

Wall of Generals – The ground was broken on November 1, 1921, for the Liberty Memorial in Kansas City. Among the 200,000 people attending were, then-Vice President Calvin Coolidge; Adm. Earl Beatty of Great Britain; Marshal Ferdinand Foch of France; Gen. John Pershing of the United States; Gen. Armando Diaz of Italy; and Lt. Gen. Baron Jacques of Belgium; as well as 60,000 members of the American Legion, including Harry S. Truman, who would later become America’s 33 President in 1945.

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