The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Charles-Pierre-Martial Ardant du Picq

Ardant du Picq, Charles-Pierre-Martial


* 7th of June 1879

† 8th of June 1940


1921-12-23 Lieutenant-Colonel
1928-03-25 Colonel
1934-09-11 Brigadier General
1938-12-23 Major-General


1923-XX-XX 1924-XX-XX Commanding Officer 3rd Battalion, 9th Colonial Infantry Regiment [Indochina]
1925-XX-XX Attached to 11th Colonial Infantry Regiment
1927-XX-XX Attached to 21st Colonial Infantry Regiment 09.02.27-07.01.29: Chief of Staff, French West Africa
1929-01-07 Commanding Officer 21st Colonial Infantry Regiment
1934-XX-XX 1935-XX-XX Commanding Officer 2nd Indochina Brigade
1936-03-16 Om leave
1936-03-16 1938-10-21 Commanding Officer 6th Colonial Infantry Brigade
1938-10-21 Commanding Officer Sub-Division Sousse-Kairoun [Tunisia]
1939-XX-XX 1940-06-08 General Officer Commanding 84th African Infantry Division
1940-06-08 Killed in Action
Picture source: Courtesy of Frederic Dumait