French General Philippe Petain during his military tour to Verdun

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World War 1 - French General Philippe Petain in his private carriage during his military tour to Verdun in August 1916. Petain toured the front by rail, meeting with senior officers. Note the field telephone which appears on his desk enabling him to keep in touch with military high command.