The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Gabriel-Marie-Joseph Bougrain

Bougrain, Gabriel-Marie-Joseph


* 9th of April 1882

† 30th of May 1966


1933-09-24 Colonel
1938-03-22 Brigadier-General
1940-08-20 Major-General


1931-09-18 Director of Teaching, École Militaire et d'Application de la Cavallerie et du Train
1931-09-18 1933-XX-XX Chief of Staff to the Inspector-General of Cavalry
1933-09-08 1937-XX-XX Commanding Officer 4th Tunisian Spahis Regiment 38-13.01.40: Commanding Officer 4th Light Mechanized Brigade
1940-01-13 1940-06-25 General Officer Commanding 2nd Light Mechanized Division
1940-05-14 1940-05-16 General Officer Commanding Group Bougrain
1940-08-20 Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Dominique Barbier