The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Louis-Alexandre-Fernand Fortin

Fortin, Louis-Alexandre-Fernand


* 3rd of December 1889

† 25th of July 1949


1933-06-24 Lieutenant-Colonel
1937-03-25 Colonel
1944-12-26 Brigadier-General (Dated back to 1942-12-20)


1934-01-XX 1937-XX-XX Director of Engineering Technology Section
1937-XX-XX Attending the Centre des Hautes Études Militaires
1938-XX-XX Attending the Institut de Hautes Études de Defénse Nationale
1938-09-XX 1939-11-15 Commandant of École Militaire et d'Application du Génie
1939-11-16 1939-12-31 Commanding Officer Engineers, XVI Army Corps
1940-01-01 1940-06-25 Chief of Staff, 5th Army
1940-06-25 1943-03-15 Prisoner of War
1943-03-15 Released
1944-08-26 1944-09-04 Secretary-General of War, National Committee of Resistance
1945-03-XX 1946-02-XX Inspector of Technical Engineer Works
1946-02-XX 1948-12-XX Inspector-General of Engineers