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


1944-09-XX Brigadier-General
1946-03-05 Major-General


1940-XX-XX 1941-XX-XX Prisoner of War
1941-XX-XX Fled and joined the Free French
1941-XX-XX Head of the French Military Mission to Moscow
1942-XX-XX 1943-XX-XX Chief of Staff to General de Gaulle
1943-XX-XX 1944-XX-XX Secretary of the Committee for National Defence
1944-XX-XX Deputy General Officer Commanding 2nd Free French Armoured Division
1944-XX-XX Commanding Officer V Tactical Group
1944-XX-XX 1945-XX-XX General Officer Commanding 10th Infantry Division
1945-XX-XX 1946-XX-XX Assistant Chief General Staff
1946-XX-XX 1950-XX-XX Head of the French Military Mission at UN
1955-10-06 1956-02-01 Minister of National Defence
1966-XX-XX 1968-XX-XX Minister of Overseas Territories
Picture source: Courtesy of Musée de l'Ordre de la Libération, Paris