The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Pierre-Armand-Gaston Billotte

Billotte, Pierre-Armand-Gaston


* 8th of March 1906

† 29th of June 1992


1941-12-25 Lieutenant-Colonel
1942-12-25 Colonel
1944-09-05 Brigadier-General
1946-03-05 Major-General


1942-05-13 1943-05-29 Chief of Staff to General de Gaulle
1943-05-29 1944-07-XX Secretary of the Committee for National Defence
1944-07-XX 1944-XX-XX Deputy General Officer Commanding 2nd Free French Armoured Division
1944-XX-XX 1944-09-XX Commanding Officer V Tactical Group
1944-09-XX 1945-10-20 General Officer Commanding 10th Infantry Division
1945-10-20 1946-03-20 Assistant Chief of the Army General Staff
1946-03-20 1950-02-04 Head of the French Delegation, Chief of Staffs Committee, United Nations
1950-02-04 Retired
1955-10-06 1956-02-01 Minister of National Defence
1966-01-XX 1968-05-XX Minister of Overseas Territories
Picture source: Courtesy of Musée de l'Ordre de la Libération, Paris