The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Paul-Louis-Arthur Barbe

Barbe, Paul-Louis-Arthur


* 29th of October 1881

† 14th of May 1940


1927-09-25 Lieutenant-Colonel
1931-12-25 Colonel
1936-05-28 Brigadier-General
1939-12-01 Temporary Major-General


1931-XX-XX Commanding Officer 6th Dragoon Regiment
1936-03-18 Commanding Officer Motorized Troops, 3rd Cavalry Division
1936-03-18 1940-01-17 General Officer Commanding Cavalry in the Levant
1940-01-10 1940-02-10 General Officer Commanding 4th Light Division
1940-02-10 1940-05-14 General Officer Commanding 4th Light Cavalry Division
1940-05-14 Killed in Action
Picture source: From 'Revue Historique des Armées, 1979. No. 4'