The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General Emile-Pierre-Edouard Ricard

Ricard, Emile-Pierre-Edouard


* 26th of January 1888

† 2nd of April 1965


1931-12-25 Lieutenant-Colonel
1935-03-24 Colonel
1939-03-23 Brigadier-General
1941-11-20 Major-General
1943-08-20 Lieutenant-General
1945-07-18 Reverted to Major-General
1946-12-16 Lieutenant-General (Dated back to 1945-07-20)


1931-XX-XX 1932-10-10 Trainee at the Army General Staff
1932-10-10 1935-XX-XX Chief of Cabinet to the Chief of the Army General Staff
1937-XX-XX Commanding Officer 94th Artillery Regiment
1937-XX-XX 1938-XX-XX Commanding Officer Regional Artillery Park at Nice
1939-05-25 1939-09-02 Deputy Chief of Staff of the Army General Staff
1939-09-02 1941-05-26 Second Deputy Chief of Staff of the Army General Staff
1941-05-XX 1942-09-01 Assistant General Officer Commanding 12th Military Division
1942-09-01 1942-11-28 General Officer Commanding 9th Military Division
1944-05-03 Arrested by the Germans
1945-04-29 Liberated by the Allies
1945-05-08 1945-06-06 On leave
1945-06-06 1945-07-20 At disposal