The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General Georges-François-Auguste Deffontaine

Deffontaine, Georges-François-Auguste


* 21st of May 1882

† 24th of September 1940


1926-12-26 Lieutenant-Colonel
1930-06-26 Colonel
1936-03-26 Major-General
1938-12-26 Lieutenant-General


1934-XX-XX 1935-XX-XX Commanding Officer 1st Regiment
1935-XX-XX 1938-XX-XX Deputy Chief of the General Staff
1938-XX-XX General Officer Commanding 5th Division
1938-XX-XX 1939-XX-XX General Officer Commanding Division Chasseurs Ardennais
1939-XX-XX 1940-XX-XX General Officer Commanding VII Corps
1940-XX-XX Prisoner of War
1940-09-24 Died in Prisoner of War camp
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