The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of General René-Henri Olry

Olry, René-Henri

General

* 28th of June 1880

† 3rd of January 1944

Promotions

1932-04-16 Brigadier-General
1935-09-17 Major-General
1937-09-26 Lieutenant-General
1940-02-10 General

Service

1931-08-21 1935-05-10 Chief of Staff to general Mittelhauser at Member of the Supreme War Council
1935-05-10 1937-09-26 General Officer Commanding 29th Division
1935-05-10 1937-09-26 General Officer Commanding Fortified Sector Alpes-Maritimes
1937-09-26 1939-09-02 General Officer Commanding 15th Military Region
1939-09-02 1939-10-16 General Officer Commanding XV Corps
1939-10-16 1939-12-06 General Officer Commanding 6th Army
1939-12-06 1940-07-01 General Officer Commanding Army of the Alps
1940-02-10 1940-06-28 Member Supreme War Council
1940-07-06 1940-11-10 Inspector of 7th, 14th & 15th Military Regions
1940-11-10 1942-06-28 General Officer Commanding 1st Group of Military Divisions
1942-06-28 Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Laurent Icardo