The Generals of WWII

Generals from France Flag for France
Portrait of Major-General Marcel-Jean-Marie Alessandri

Alessandri, Marcel-Jean-Marie


* 23rd of July 1895

† 26th of December 1968


1936-03-17 Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-03-25 Colonel
1943-05-20 Brigadier-General
1945-03-21 Temporary Major-General
1945-09-02 Major-General (Dated back to 1945-03-21)


1936-XX-XX 1939-XX-XX Instructor at the École de Guerre
1939-04-12 1939-11-16 Deputy Chief of Staff, Indochina
1939-11-16 1941-XX-XX Chief of Staff, Indochina
1941-XX-XX Military Attaché to Japan
1941-XX-XX 1941-11-XX Commanding Officer 5th Regiment Foreign Legion [Indochina]
1941-11-XX 1943-05-20 Commanding Officer 2nd Tonkin Brigade [Indochina]
1943-05-20 1945-06-11 Commanding Officer Column Alessandri
1945-06-11 1945-08-XX General Officer Commanding French Forces in China
1945-08-XX 1945-10-XX High Commissioner of the Northern Zone Indochina
1946-XX-XX 1946-07-23 General Officer Commanding Cambodia
1946-07-23 1948-08-17 At disposal of the Ministry of Defence
1948-08-17 1950-11-10 General Officer Commanding Land Forces Far East
1950-XX-XX 1952-XX-XX Chief of Staff, Colonial Troops
1952-03-26 1955-07-23 Military Advisor to the Vietnamese Government
1955-07-23 Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Anonymous