The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General René-Jean-Divy Corbé

Corbé, René-Jean-Divy


* 13th of July 1883

† 9th of August 1942


1932-03-24 Lieutenant-Colonel
1936-03-25 Colonel
1939-03-25 Brigadier-General
1941-02-20 Major-General


1932-02-16 1935-01-21 Member of the French Military Mission to Brazil
1935-01-21 1936-07-XX Attached to 24th Infantry Regiment
1936-07-XX 1938-09-21 Commanding Officer 4th Infantry Regiment
1938-09-21 Temporary Chief of Infantry Tactics Studies Section, Centre d'Études Tactiques Interarmes
1939-09-02 1940-07-13 General Officer Commanding 20th Infantry Division
1940-07-13 1940-08-17 Commanding Officer Sub-Division Saint Etienne
1940-08-17 1940-11-10 General Officer Commanding 1st Infantry Division
1940-11-10 Assistant General Officer Commanding 9th Military Division
1941-XX-XX 1942-XX-XX General Officer Commanding 9th Military Division
1942-XX-XX Retired