The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General Roger-Charles-André-Henri Blaizot

Blaizot, Roger-Charles-André-Henri


* 17th of May 1895

† 21st of March 1981


1937-03-24 Colonel
1941-02-20 Brigadier-General
1942-08-20 Major-General
1943-11-10 Lieutenant-General


1933-01-01 1935-03-01 Special Staff Officer, 1st Bureau, 8th Directorate, Ministry of War
1935-03-01 1936-02-01 Head of 1st Bureau, 8th Directorate, Ministry of War
1936-02-27 Member of the Joint Ministerial Commission og Muslims Affairs
1936-02-01 Attached to 23rd Colonial Infantry Regiment
1936-XX-XX 1937-XX-XX Chief of Staff, Indochina
1939-XX-XX 1939-11-15 Commanding Officer 4th Senegalese Tirailleurs Regiment
1939-11-15 1939-11-19 At disposal of the Ministry of War
1939-11-19 Chief of Staff, Inspectorate-General of Colonial Formations in France
1940-05-28 1940-06-08 Commanding Officer Infantry, 2nd Colonial Infantry Division
1940-06-08 1940-06-25 Commanding Officer Infantry, 2nd Light Colonial Infantry Division
1943-08-24 General Officer Commanding 1st Motorized Colonial Division
1943-08-24 General Officer Commanding 9th Colonial Division
1944-10-03 1945-08-18 Head of the French Military Mission, South-East Asia Command
1944-10-03 1945-08-18 General Officer Commanding Forces Francaises Extrême Orient
1948-05-15 1949-09-02 General Officer Commanding Corps Expéditionnaire Extrême-Orient
1950-XX-XX Retired
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