The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Marshal of France Louis-Félix-Marie-François Franchet d'Esperey

Franchet d'Esperey, Louis-Félix-Marie-François

Marshal of France

* 25th of May 1856

† 8th of July 1942

Promotions

1908-03-23 Brigadier-General
1912-03-23 Major-General
1921-02-19 Marshal of France

Service

1907-08-23 1911-09-26 Commanding Officer 77th Infantry Brigade
1911-09-26 1912-08-14 General Officer Commanding 28th Infantry Division
1912-08-14 1913-11-20 General Officer Commanding Occupation Troops in Western Morocco
1913-11-20 1914-09-03 General Officer Commanding I Corps
1914-09-03 1916-03-31 General Officer Commanding 5th Army
1916-03-31 1916-12-27 Commander in Chief Eastern Army Group
1916-12-27 1918-06-10 Commander in Chief Northern Army Group
1918-06-18 1920-07-05 Commander in Chief Allied Orient Armies [Balkan]
1920-07-05 1938-XX-XX Member of the Supreme War Council
1939-XX-XX 1942-07-08 Unemployed