The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of General Auguste-Marie-Emile Laure

Laure, Auguste-Marie-Emile

General

* 3rd of June 1881

† 3rd of July 1957

Promotions

1932-07-31 Brigadier-General
1935-12-16 Major-General
1938-01-28 Lieutenant-General
1940-12-15 General

Service

1931-04-04 1934-02-10 Inspector-General of Anti-Aircraft Defences
1934-02-10 1935-05-08 Chief of the Military Cabinet, Ministry of War
1935-05-08 1938-01-24 General Officer Commanding Division Alger [Algeria]
1938-01-24 1939-09-02 General Officer Commanding 9th Military Region
1939-09-02 1940-05-21 General Officer Commanding IX Corps
1940-05-21 1940-06-23 General Officer Commanding 8th Army
1940-06-23 1940-10-31 Prisoner of War
1940-10-31 Released
1940-11-17 1942-04-19 Secretary-General to the Head of State, Vichy
1942-09-01 Retired
1943-12-24 1945-05-04 Arrested by the Germans
1946-07-22 Retired
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