The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General Pierre-Armand-Marie-Robert Olleris

Olleris, Pierre-Armand-Marie-Robert

Lieutenant-General

* 8th of January 1890

† 6th of May 1957

Promotions

1937-06-24 Lieutenant-Colonel
1940-06-25 Colonel
1942-02-20 Brigadier-General
1945-06-25 Major-General
1949-01-06 Lieutenant-General

Service

1935-11-06 1939-12-10 Chief of the Military Cabinet of the Governor-General of Algeria
1939-12-10 1940-04-02 Chief of 3rd Bureau, Cavalry Corps
1940-04-02 1940-07-31 Chief of Staff, Cavalry Corps
1940-07-31 1940-08-30 Commanding Officer 14th Dragoon Regiment
1940-08-30 1941-11-20 Commanding Officer 8th Dragoon Regiment
1941-11-20 1942-01-15 Commanding Officer 1st Algerian Cavalry Brigade
1942-01-15 1942-12-01 Deputy Chief General Staff Army
1942-12-01 1943-02-28 On leave
1943-01-31 1943-06-09 Chief of Staff, Organisation Métopolitaine de l'Armée
1943-06-09 Arrested by the Germans
1943-06-16 1945-05-16 Prisoner
1945-05-17 1945-08-01 On leave
1945-08-01 1946-04-16 General Officer Commanding 8th Military Region
1946-04-16 1947-07-03 General Officer Commanding 9th Military Region
1947-07-03 1949-01-06 General Officer Commanding 10th Military Region [Algeria]
1949-01-06 Retired
Picture source: Courtesy by Frederic Dumait