The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General Michel-Laurent-Marie-Joseph Lafont

Lafont, Michel-Laurent-Marie-Joseph

Lieutenant-General

* 27th of September 1874

† 25th of January 1961

Promotions

1925-08-12 Brigadier-General
1929-10-14 Major-General
1933-12-12 Lieutenant-General

Service

1925-08-12 1929-03-22 Commandant of l'École d'Application de Cavalerie
1929-03-22 1933-12-12 General Officer Commanding 4th Cavalry Division
1933-12-12 1936-09-27 General Officer Commanding 17th Military Region
1939-09-27 Retired
1940-06-05 Recalled
1940-06-05 1940-08-01 General Officer Commanding 18th Military Region
1940-08-01 Retired