The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier-General Maurice-Georges-Marie de Courson de la Villeneuve

Courson de la Villeneuve, Maurice-Georges-Marie de


* 5th of October 1879

† 15th of June 1940


1927-12-25 Lieutenant-Colonel
1933-09-25 Colonel
1938-08-05 Brigadier-General


1933-05-09 Military Attaché to Turkey
1938-08-05 Retired
1939-09-02 Recalled
1939-09-02 1940-06-15 Commanding Officer Cavalry Group Depot at Lunéville
1940-06-15 Killed in action
Picture source: Courtesy by Frederic Dumait