The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of General René-Jacques-Adolphe Prioux

Prioux, René-Jacques-Adolphe

General

* 11th of April 1879

† 16th of June 1953

Promotions

1932-08-12 Brigadier-General
1936-03-10 Major-General
1938-02-11 Lieutenant-General
1942-06-27 General (Dated back to 01.09.1940)

Service

1931-10-09 1932-09-13 Head French Military Mission to Poland
1932-09-13 1932-10-14 At disposal
1933-02-01 1936-02-01 General Officer Commanding Cavalry Tunisia
1936-02-01 1938-02-11 Director of Cavalry, Ministry of War
1938-02-11 1939-05-25 General Officer Commanding 7th Military Region
1939-05-25 1939-09-02 Inspector-General of Cavalry
1939-09-02 1940-05-26 General Officer Commanding Cavalry Corps
1940-05-26 1940-05-29 General Officer Commanding 1st Army
1940-05-29 1942-04-16 Prisoner of War
Picture source: From Hutchinson's Pictorial History of the War /ed. by Walter Hutchinson, 1945