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 Maurice Gamelin

Maurice Gamelin

Birth
Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Death 8 Apr 1958 (aged 85)
Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Burial Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Plot Division 2
Memorial ID 7147 · View Source
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Commander of Allied Forces at start of WWII, but fatally relied on the Maginot Line to protect France. It didn't. Arrested by Vichy France, imprisoned during the war in Germany.

Bio by: David Conway


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 28 Nov 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7147
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Maurice Gamelin (20 Sep 1872–8 Apr 1958), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7147, citing Cimetiere de Passy, Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France ; Maintained by Find A Grave .