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February Learn how and when to remove this template message. After a brief stay in France as a director to the airborne school, Trinquier returned to Algeria in March to take over command of the 3rd Colonial Parachute Regiment, soon to be the 3rd Marine Infantry Parachute Regimentwhen its commanding officer, Marcel Bigeardwas recalled to France.
He was recalled to France in July and in December assigned to Nice and the staff of the general commanding that group of sub-divisions. This page was last edited on 14 Novemberat From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Promoted to captain he commanded a company of the French military detachment there until 3 January under circumstance that had until become increasingly difficult during the Japanese invasion and occupation of large parts of China.
Trinquier was also its first president from tobefore stepping down for General Jean Gracieux. In Marchhe handed over the command of the regiment to Louis Bonnigal and in July, took command of the El Milia sector in Constantine department.
He took part, as second-in-command, in operations in Cambodia and on the Plain of Reeds in southern Vietnam. He then served as second-in-command to General Massucommander of the 10th Parachute Division, during the Battle of Algierswhere gufrre was one of the leading figures behind the creation of the DPU Dispositif de Protection Urbain.
On 12 Decemberafter thirty airborne operations and guerrr ground operations, Trinquier and the battalion embarked on Pasteur, a French transport pa, and returned to France. In his view terrorists should be treated as soldiers, albeit with the qualification that while they may attack civilian targets and wear no uniform, they also must be tortured for the very specific purpose of betraying their organization.
He was then hired by Moise Tshombethe leader of the State of Katanga rebellion in Congo, to train his forces. Trinquier is a theorist on the style of warfare he called Modern Warfarean “interlocking system of actions — political, economic, psychological, military — which aims at the overthrow of the established authority in a country and trimquier replacement by another regime.
Retrieved on 16 November He now joined the colonial infantry. On 26 JanuaryTrinquier asked for early retirement from the army into the reserve. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Leading the ka in combat in central Annam and the area around Saigon, he became aware of the lw of the operations launched by the French high command and proposed to General Pierre Boyer de Latour du Moulinthe commander of the French forces in southern Vietnam, a new approach to pacifying areas with strong Viet Minh presence.
He took command modere the battalion when its commander, Major Dupuis, was killed in action on 9 Septemberand was promoted to Major on 1 October. Trinquier took over the command of the GCMA in early and directed the fighting behind Viet Minh lines, creating a maquis in the Tonkinese upper region and in Laos, totaling around 30, men.
These tactics included the use of small modrene mobile commando teams, torture, the setting-up of self-defense forces recruited in the local population, and their forced relocation in camps, as well as psychological and educational operations.
Views Read Edit View history. Retrieved on 11 February He served in the French concessions in Chinafirst in Tianjinthen Beijing and finally Shanghai in Januarywhile stationed there he also learned Chinese. Trinquier returned to France in Januarybeing promoted to Lieutenant Colonel and assigned to the staff of General Gillescommander of the airborne troops.
He arrived at Saigon in early and was assigned to Commando Ponchardier, a combined army and navy commando unit named after its commander Captain Pierre Ponchardier.
He was also a counter-insurgency theorist, mainly with his book Modern Warfare. Trinquier’s maquis contributed to the successful evacuation of the moedrne airhead at Na Sanin Augustand the reoccupation of the Phong Saly and Sam Neua provinces.
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Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. He became a member of the committee for public safety formed by Generals Massu and Salan during the May crisiswhich brought Charles de Gaulle back to power; Trinquier resigned from the committee on 11 June and returned to his regiment.
Returning from Congo, when staying in Athenshe learned of the failed Algiers putsch against de Gaulle, after which he asked to be retired from the reserve as well.
He studied at a one-room village school in his home village untilwhen he entered the Ecole Normale of Aix-en-Provence. He is forced to flee the Katangese capital after helping Secessionists win the first round of fighting against UNO troops. Retrieved from ” https: