Mangin Street, Mowbray

June 20, 2018 | MowbrayStreet & Suburb History

General Charles Mangin

Mangin Street was named after General Charles Mangin who was a French General

… who rose to fame in the battle for Verdun, but then was involved in the disastrous French offensives in April and May 1917.

He had favoured the plans by Nivelle who was then removed to North Africa. When Foch was put in charge, Mangin returned to popularity and was instrumental in the successful Second Battle of the Marne.

 

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