Joffre was unsympathetic, though he held out hopes of co-operating in such an advance with the French army at a later date.
Since Joffre has become famous, of course much is known about him.
Sir Robert was received at a small town, which it would be indiscreet to name, by General Joffre.
As might be expected, France is full of the sayings of Joffre.
When he undid the paper I saw a photograph of General Joffre autographed with a sentiment for the occasion.
General Joffre took the cross from his own breast and pinned it to Frank's.
These General Joffre attended to without the loss of an instant.
I met Joffre at Chantilly on the morning of the 27th, as arranged.
That, we learn from authoritative sources, is the story of more than one broken soldier of Joffre's army.
In the last days of August Joffre had to make his great decision.