916 Joffre Joseph: (1852-1931) French Marshal Of World
916 JOFFRE JOSEPH: (1852-1931) French Marshal of World War I. Brief Autograph Statement Signed, J. Joffre, one page, 8vo, Paris, 27th December 1929. Joffre writes, in full, ‘No one loves Peace better than those who are prepared to die for it.’ Neatly laid down to a folio sheet, VG
Joffre prepared his statement for publication in the Pax Mundi book; an anthology of sentiments on peace published in Switzerland by the World League for Peace. Between 1925 and 1932 many notable persons from around the world were asked to comment on the prospects of world peace and the volume included contributions from Marie Curie, Guglielmo Marconi, Albert Einstein, Rabindranath Tagore and many others.