The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Philibert Collet

Collet, Philibert


* 12th of December 1896

† 15th of April 1945


1941-03-25 Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-05-20 Colonel
1942-05-12 Brigadier-General
1944-11-25 Major-General


1941-05-20 1941-06-23 Commanding Officer Cavalry, 1st Free French Division [Syria]
1941-06-23 1943-08-30 Commanding Officer Territorial Region of Southern Syria
1943-08-30 1944-09-06 General Officer Commanding Territorial Division Meknès [Morocco]
1943-09-01 1944-09-06 General Officer Commanding Meknés Region [Morocco]
1944-09-06 1945-04-15 General Officer Commanding 17th Military Region
1945-01-09 1945-04-15 General Officer Commanding Pyrenees Frontier
Picture source: Courtesy of Musée de l'Ordre de la Libération, Paris