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|Verdict: A thought in wide circulation long before jFK adopted it. center is giving |
way, my right is in retreat. Situation excellent. I shall ACK! ... Other versions
include “My right gives way, my left yields, ythings fine—I shall attack!” and “My
|7 My center is giving way, my right is in retreat; situation excellent. I shall attack. |
FERDINAND FOCH (1851-1S21)). French general. Message allegedly sent lo
General loffrc during Battle of the Marne. 8 Sepi. 1914. Quoted in: B. H. lirlddl
|Truman was left in the situation that French marshal Ferdinand Foch, commander |
in chief of Allied forces in World War I, ... most famous battleground messages:
My center is giving way, My right is in retreat; Situation excellent! I shall attack!
|area, and the right wing of the Ninth Army had fallen back four miles. This made it |
necessary for the center to fall back to keep in touch with the divisions that were
retreating. ... My center is giving way. My right is retreating. The situation is
excellent. I shall attack." Attack! Could an outnumbered and retreating army
|Victory is a thing of the will. Message to Marshal Joffre, 1914 My center is giving |
way, my right is in retreat; situation excellent. I shall attack! Quoted in Major-
General Sir G. Aston, Marshal Foch (1929) The military mind always imagines
that the ...
|STANISLAW J. LEC Stake Your Turf Build a Fortress My center is giving way . . . |
my right is in retreat, my left yields — situation excellent. I shall attack. "Attack!
Attack!" FERDINAND FOCH (FRENCH MILITARY GENERAL) You want to feel ...
|"My center is yielding," he said. "My right is retreating. Impossible to maneuver. |
Excellent situation. I shall attack. ... it concluded, "The situation is therefore
excellent; the attack directed against the Ninth Army appears to be a means to
assure the retreat of the German right wing. ... "My right is driven in, my centre is
giving way, the situation is excellent, I attack" (in the French original: Man centre
cede, ma ...
|The aphorism of Marshal Foch came to mind: "My center is giving way, my right is |
in retreat; situation excellent. I shall attack." Would Agnew be able to capture and
hold the attention of the media for a solid month, until the President returned ...
|'My center is giving way, my right is in retreat ; situation excellent. I shall attack. S. |
Cilibrizzi, Storia Parliamentare Politica e Diplomatics d'ltalia, Milano Tosi, 1925
Vol. VII, p. 123. OBARI : op. cit., p. 58. The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, ...
|Counter-Strike David Schleifer. “My center is giving way, my right is in retreat; |
situation excellent. I shall attack.” Marshal Foch 1851–1929 ... “We are receiving
some scout shuttles, three of them, my liege.” “Destroy all but one. Watch in which