The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier-General Marie-Joseph-Léonce-Guy Pinon

Pinon, Marie-Joseph-Léonce-Guy

Brigadier-General

* 8th of July 1888

† 2nd of July 1947

Promotions

1938-09-30 Lieutenant-Colonel.
1941-03-25 Colonel.
1943-07-08 Brigadier-General
1944-09-22 Reverted to Colonel
1947-07-09 Brigadier-General

Service

1939-09-02 1940-01-19 Commanding Officer 3rd Reconnaissance Group
1940-01-19 1940-05-23 Commanding Officer 18th Dragoon Regiment
1940-05-23 Severely wounded
1941-04-25 1943-07-08 Attached to the Cabinet of the Grand Chancellor of Légion d'honneur
1943-07-08 Retired
1944-06-09 Recalled
1944-06-09 1944-10-20 Commandant of Institution Nationale des Invalides
1944-06-10 1944-10-20 Director of the Army Museum