The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of General Alphonse-Joseph Georges

Georges, Alphonse-Joseph


* 19th of August 1875

† 24th of April 1951


1924-12-20 Brigadier-General
1928-07-17 Major-General
1930-11-14 Lieutenant-General
1932-11-19 General


1918-XX-XX 1922-XX-XX Head of the French Military Mission to Yugoslavia
1922-01-XX Commanding Officer 64th Tirailleurs Regiment [Germany]
1924-03-26 1924-12-09 Head of the Economical & Administrative Services of Ruhr
1924-12-09 1928-09-19 Chief of Staff to General Degoutte
1928-09-19 1929-11-14 General Officer Commanding Division Alger
1929-11-14 1931-02-04 Chief of the Military Cabinet, Ministry of War
1930-11-14 1933-04-01 General Officer Commanding XIX Corps
1932-11-19 1939-09-02 Member of the Supreme War Council
1934-10-09 Wounded in assassination of King Alexander of Yugoslavia
Chief of The French Empire General Staff
Commander in Chief French Army
1939-XX-XX 1940-XX-XX Deputy Commander in Chief Land Forces
1939-09-03 1940-07-01 Commander in Chief Allied Forces North-western France
1940-07-01 1940-08-19 Inspector-General of Land Forces
1940-08-19 Retired
1942-XX-XX 1945-XX-XX Member of French Committee for National Liberation
Picture source: Courtesy by Frederic Dumait