The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General Paul-Louis-François Villain

Villain, Paul-Louis-François

Lieutenant-General

* 6th of July 1876

† 3rd of February 1941

Promotions

1929-11-26 Brigadier-General
1932-11-26 Major-General
1939-09-02 Lieutenant-General

Service

1928-02-28 1930-03-10 Commanding Officer Artillery Madagascar
1930-03-10 1930-07-05 On leave
1930-07-05 1930-10-08 At disposal
1930-10-08 1932-11-26 Commanding Officer Artillery 3rd Colonial Division
1932-02-09 1932-11-26 Member of Engineering Technical Committee
1932-11-26 1933-03-20 At disposal
1933-03-20 1935-03-13 Assistant General Officer Commanding 20th Military Region
1935-03-13 1937-07-03 Commander in Chief French West Africa
1937-07-03 1937-10-17 On leave
1937-10-17 1938-02-20 Member of the Advisory Committe on Colonial Defence
1938-02-20 1938-07-06 At disposal
1938-07-06 Retired
1939-09-02 Recalled
1939-09-02 1940-04-01 General Officer Commanding 8th Military Region
1940-04-01 Retired