The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General Henri-Gustave-André Borgnis-Desbordes

Borgnis-Desbordes, Henri-Gustave-André


* 1st of December 1895

† 1982


1944-02-29 Temporary Brigadier-General (Dated back to 1943-12-25)
1945-09-01 Brigadier-General
1945-10-01 Major-General
1952-08-01 Lieutenant-General


1938-XX-XX Staff Officer, XIX Corps
1939-XX-XX 1940-06-25 Chief of Staff, 5th Colonial Infantry Division
Commanding Officer 4th Senegalese Tirailleurs Regiment
1944-XX-XX 1945-XX-XX Commanding Officer Infantry, 9th Colonial Infantry Division
1946-XX-XX General Officer Commanding Levant
1949-XX-XX 1951-XX-XX Commander in Chief French West Africa
1951-XX-XX 1952-XX-XX General Officer Commanding 1st Military Region
1952-XX-XX 1955-XX-XX Inspector-General of Colonial Troops
1955-XX-XX Member of the Supreme War Council
Picture source: Courtesy of Anonymous