1940 French Headquarters Staffs

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1940 French Headquarters Staffs

Post by Leo Niehorster » 30 Oct 2019 08:47

Greetings!
What general officers (positions and their ranks) were authorized in the headquarter staffs of
— Army Group, (for example, Commanding General: General; Chief-of Staff: ?)
— Army, (for example, Commanding General: Lieutenant General; ... ?)
— Army Corps (for example, Commanding General: Major General; ... ?)

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Re: 1940 French Headquarters Staffs

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Re: 1940 French Headquarters Staffs

Post by Leo Niehorster » 01 Nov 2019 22:26

Fantastic. Thank you very much!

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Re: 1940 French Headquarters Staffs

Post by Leo Niehorster » 06 Nov 2019 09:03

OK. This great little pamphlet describes in detail the functions of the various staff officers, but does not indicate their ranks.

I am specifically interested in which general officers (with corresponding ranks) were in the staffs of higher headquarters.

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Re: 1940 French Headquarters Staffs

Post by Loïc » 06 Nov 2019 19:03

hello

concerning "general officers" several commands/functions in these HQ Staffs can be given to a Général de Brigade or "only" to a colonel
if this can help
Groupes d'Armées & Armées
http://atf40.1fr1.net/t4823-encadrement ... -1939-1940
Corps d'Armée
http://atf40.1fr1.net/t4819-encadrement ... -1939-1940

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Re: 1940 French Headquarters Staffs

Post by Leo Niehorster » 06 Nov 2019 21:10

Thank you Loïc. 👍

That is what I was looking for. I am going to assume that the highest rank shown for the various positions is the one authorized by the tables of organization 😇

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