The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General Fernand-Joseph-Louis Lescanne

Lescanne, Fernand-Joseph-Louis

Lieutenant-General

* 22nd of October 1877

† 4th of March 1960

Promotions

1933-03-20 Brigadier-General
1937-03-19 Major-General
1940-01-01 Temporary Lieutenant-General
1940-08-10 Lieutenant-General

Service

1930-12-30 1934-02-20 Commanding Officer 1st Group of Sub-Divisions of 20th Military Region
1934-02-20 1936-03-16 Chief of Staff, 20th Military Region
1936-03-16 1940-01-01 General Officer Commanding 2nd North African Division
1940-01-01 1940-06-24 General Officer Commanding XXXXIII Fortress Corps
1940-06-24 1945-05-08 Prisoner of War
1945-06-11 Retired
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