The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier-General Marcel-Émile Deslaurens

Deslaurens, Marcel-Émile


* 13th of September 1883

† 17th of May 1940


1928-XX-XX Lieutenant-Colonel
1933-XX-XX Colonel
1937-03-19 Brigadier-General


1936-XX-XX 1937-XX-XX Head of Technical Office, Colonial Troops
1937-03-09 1939-07-21 Commanding Officer Independent Brigade Annam [Indochina]
1939-07-21 1939-09-02 On leave
1939-09-02 1939-09-16 At disposal
1939-09-16 1939-09-23 Assistant to the Inspector of Colonial Formations in the Interior
1939-09-23 1939-10-03 At disposal of the Commander in Chief
1939-10-03 1939-10-15 Director of Rear Areas, Ardennes Army Detachment
1939-10-15 1940-01-01 Director of Rear Areas, 9th Army
1940-01-01 1940-05-17 General Officer Commanding 60th Infantry Division
1940-05-17 Killed in Action
Picture source: From 'Revue Historique des Armées, 1979. No. 4'