The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General André-Hubert-Léon Challe

Challe, André-Hubert-Léon

Major-General

* 6th of March 1875

† 28th of September 1957

Promotions

1919-06-25 Lieutenant-Colonel
1927-09-25 Colonel
1933-03-20 Brigadier-General
1939-12-08 Major-General

Service

1920-02-18 Attached to the President of the Republic
1920-11-05 1921-10-24 Attached to 104th Infantry Regiment
1921-10-24 1922-09-23 Attending the École Supérieure de Guerre
1922-09-23 1924-05-23 Trainee at Staff, IX Corps
1924-05-23 1928-01-21 Deputy Chief of Staff, IX Corps
1928-01-21 1930-07-07 Commanding Officer 4th Infantry Regiment
1930-07-07 Trainee at 508th Armoured Regiment
1931-05-06 Chief of Staff, 16th Military Region
1931-05-06 1933-03-20 Temporary Commanding Officer Infantry, 14th Infantry Division
1933-03-20 1935-03-06 Commanding Officer Infantry, 14th Infantry Division
1935-03-06 Commanding Officer Fortified Sector Mulhouse
1935-03-06 Retired
1939-09-02 Recalled
1939-09-02 1939-09-27 Commanding Officer Sub-Division Colmar
1939-09-27 1939-11-06 Commanding Officer Fortified Sector Mulhouse
1939-11-06 1939-12-02 At disposal
1939-12-02 Retired
1940-05-17 Recalled
1940-05-27 1940-07-03 Commanding Officer Camp at La Courtine
1940-07-03 Retired
1943-06-01 Joins the resistance
1943-09-28 Arrested by the Germans
1944-06-10 Recalled, dated back to 1944-01-01
1944-09-28 1945-04-11 Imprisoned
1945-04-11 Liberated
1945-04-11 1945-08-18 On leave
1945-08-18 Retired