The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of General André-Gaston Pretelat

Pretelat, André-Gaston


* 14th of December 1874

† 6th of December 1969


1922-03-21 Brigadier-General
1928-02-28 Major-General
1930-02-03 Lieutenant-General
1934-09-05 General


1910-XX-XX 1912-XX-XX Military Attaché to Tangier
1915-XX-XX Chief of Staff, 70th Division
1916-XX-XX Chief of Staff, XXXIII Corps
1917-XX-XX Commanding Officer 159th Regiment
1917-XX-XX Deputy Chief of Staff, 4th Army
1918-XX-XX Chief of Staff, 4th Army
1919-XX-XX Chief of Staff, Army of Alsace
1919-10-12 1923-03-31 Chief of Staff, Levant
1923-05-30 1927-12-22 Chief of Staff to general Gouraud as Member of the Supreme War Council
1927-12-22 1930-02-22 General Officer Commanding 1st Division
1930-02-03 1930-05-21 General Officer Commanding 11th Military Region
1930-05-21 1934-09-05 General Officer Commanding Paris Military Region
1934-09-05 1939-09-02 Member Supreme of the War Council
1939-09-02 1940-07-01 Commander in Chief 2nd Army Group
1940-07-01 Retired
Picture source: Courtesy by Frederic Dumait