French - Request for Identification

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Re: French - Request for Identification

Post by Steen Ammentorp » 17 Jun 2016 12:21

Hi,

The name is René Papillon, and he was made naval attaché in 1932. More info on him here:
http://ecole.nav.traditions.free.fr/off ... n_rene.htm
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Re: French - Request for Identification

Post by Ian Sayer » 17 Jun 2016 13:32

Hi Steen

Thanks very much indeed and to you iffig for your great contribution.

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Re: French - Request for Identification

Post by DavidFrankenberg » 23 Jun 2017 15:49

Steen Ammentorp wrote:Hi,

The name is René Papillon, and he was made naval attaché in 1932. More info on him here:
http://ecole.nav.traditions.free.fr/off ... n_rene.htm

Following this source René Papillon has died in 1941, but they say nothing about his work during the years 1932-1941. They say nothing about these years, because their source is dated from 1932 (http://www.culture.gouv.fr/LH/LH103/PG/ ... 065594.htm).

So it can be him, but... i have read A. Papillon, not R. Papillon. Of course A and R can be very similar with handcriting ; but anyone could repost the original photo and text we are talking about ? I dont find? It should be possible to distinguish between A and R...
I am intrigued, because it's not impossible that it could be A. Paul Pillon... "Paul Pillon" and "Papillon" are sounding very similar ; so maybe it's an error.

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Re: French - Request for Identification

Post by Georges JEROME » 07 Jul 2017 00:30

AlifRafikKhan wrote:Generaloberst Fedor von Bock with French General Henri-Dentz (back to camera) in the Place de la Concorde during the fall of Paris to the Germans. Who is the other French general with Dentz? Is he Charles Huntziger? In what capacity was this two general?

Thanks in advance...

Source: http://images.google.com/hosted/life/f? ... ba1d327d2c

officer back to Camera is a junior officer (2 strings on his cap and officer in profile is a captain (three string on cap
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Re: French - Request for Identification

Post by udondave » 23 Nov 2018 21:29

Hi all,

Looking for an ID on the these French officers, June 1940, with Rommel.

Many thanks, Dave
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Re: French - Request for Identification

Post by ttvon » 08 Aug 2019 14:31

Who is the generalleutnant?

Thanks!
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Re: French - Request for Identification

Post by Steen Ammentorp » 08 Aug 2019 16:44

Dear ttvon,

I have help you a few times before regarding identifying officers, and I will gladly do so in the future. However in order to get better and quicker responses it would be most useful if you could provide the information you have about the photo. Source, location, date (also full photo not cropped sections) etc. all important clues to figure who the person might be. Otherwise you have to relay on the sheer luck a member recognising the person.
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Re: French - Request for Identification

Post by ttvon » 09 Aug 2019 01:12

Thanks for your help.

The French generals are in prison in 1940-42.
The General on right is General Giraud.

From 033729, also French generals are in prison in 1940-42.
viewtopic.php?f=112&t=151929&start=30


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Re: French - Request for Identification

Post by Loïc » 19 Aug 2019 20:04

ttvon wrote:
09 Aug 2019 01:12
Who is the generalleutnant?

Tanks for your help.
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for the Général de Division «81»

our Brazilian member Marcos has recognized the General Henri Menjaud
http://atf40.1fr1.net/t6128p550-generau ... ers#100396

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Re: French - Request for Identification

Post by ttvon » 24 Aug 2019 15:06

Loïc wrote:
19 Aug 2019 20:04
ttvon wrote:
09 Aug 2019 01:12
Who is the generalleutnant?

Tanks for your help.
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for the Général de Division «81»

our Brazilian member Marcos has recognized the General Henri Menjaud
http://atf40.1fr1.net/t6128p550-generau ... ers#100396

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Loïc
Thank you very much!
I just find no pic of General Henri Menjaud to compare.

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The French generals are in prison in 1940-42.
Who is the Général de division(87)?
We can see three stars on his berets clear.
We also can see him(87) in 033729.jpg.

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