The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General Marie-Antoine-Arthur-Olivier Poydenot

Poydenot, Marie-Antoine-Arthur-Olivier


* 6th of January 1895

† 23rd of February 1990


1941-03-25 Colonel
1943-08-25 Brigadier-General
1946-04-20 Major-General (Dated back to 1945-03-25)
1951-09-01 Lieutenant-General


1943-XX-XX 1944-XX-XX Inspector of Artillery
1944-XX-XX 1945-XX-XX Commanding Officer Artillery 2nd Moroccan Division
Inspector-General of Artillery
1951-08-28 General Officer Commanding 2nd Military Region
1953-XX-XX 1955-XX-XX Assistant Chief of Staff Allied Forces Europe
1954-XX-XX 1955-XX-XX Member of the Supreme War Council
Picture source: Courtesy of Denis Lotte