The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Marie-Alphonse-Théodore-René-Adrian Desmazes

Desmazes, Marie-Alphonse-Théodore-René-Adrian

Major-General

* 24th of November 1880

† 29th of November 1955

Promotions

1927-12-25 Lieutenant-Colonel
1936-03-16 Brigadier-General
1939-03-23 Major-General

Service

1930-XX-XX 1931-02-05 Attached to the Staff of Marshal Joffre as Member of the Supreme War Council
1931-02-05 Attached to Historical Service, Army General Staff
1932-08-01 1934-09-05 Commanding Officer 134th Infantry Regiment
1934-09-05 1936-12-22 Chief of Staff, 7th Military Region
1936-12-22 1940-05-19 General Officer Commanding 13th Infantry Division
1940-05-17 1940-06-30 General Officer Commanding VIII Corps
1940-06-30 1940-08-20 Deputy General Officer Commanding 7th Military Region
1940-08-20 1940-11-10 General Officer Commanding 7th Military Region
1940-11-10 1940-11-24 General Officer Commanding 7th Military Division
1940-11-24 Retired
1943-07-24 1945-05-06 Arrested by the Germans
1944-02-25 Recalled, dated back to 1943-07-24
1945-05-07 1945-06-05 On leave
1945-08-30 Retired