Georges Clemenceau

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French statesman who played a key role in negotiating the Treaty of Versailles (1841-1929)

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A THE main leaders at the 1919 Paris peace conference were British Prime Minister David Lloyd George, US President Woodrow Wilson, French Premier Georges Clemenceau and Vittorio Orlando, the Italian Prime Minister.
Address for correspondence: Astrid Vabret, Laboratory of Human and Molecular Virology, CHU, Ave Georges Clemenceau, 14 033 Caen CEDEX, France: fax: 33-2-31-27-25-57; email: vabret-a@chu-caen.
This book examines four statesmen who led their countries successfully in war: Abraham Lincoln and the American Civil War; Georges Clemenceau and WW I in France; Winston Churchill and WW II in Britain; and David Ben-Gurion and the Israeli War of Independence.
Scrupulously researched and closely argued, she forces us to reconsider our assumptions about the supposed myopia of Georges Clemenceau, David Lloyd George, and Woodrow Wilson as they imposed their settlement on a defeated Germany.
Cohen then devotes most of his book to laudatory profiles of four statesmen who took an active role in the particulars of war and thus brought about victory: Georges Clemenceau, Abraham Lincoln, Winston Churchill, and David Ben-Gurion.
Cohen provides sketches of Abraham Lincoln, Georges Clemenceau, Winston Churchill, and David Ben Gurion to argue that the conventional wisdom about civilians meddling in military affairs is all wet.