The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Pierre-Servais Durand

Durand, Pierre-Servais

Major-General

* 31st of August 1883

† 10th of June 1956

Promotions

1938-12-23 Brigadier-General
1941-05-20 Major-General

Service

1938-06-25 1939-09-02 Commandant of the École d'Application de l'Artillerie et du Génie
1939-09-02 1940-06-11 General Officer Commanding Artillery, IX Corps
1940-06-11 1941-06-23 Prisoner of War
1941-06-23 Released
1941-06-23 1941-11-01 At disposal
1941-11-01 1943-02-15 Governor of the École Polytechnique
1942-02-15 Retired, but remained employed
1943-02-15 Retired
1943-02-15 1956-06-10 Honorary Governor of the École Polytechnique