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was a French
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military commander. In the 1920s he acted as a chief of General Staff Academy in Poland. Well known to his Polish students under nickname
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. He was made General Officer commanding the 3rd Division in 1936. From 23 August 1939 till 17 September 1939, he led the French military mission in Poland
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(till Soviet invasion of Poland
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He retired from the French Army later on in 1939.
- Louis Faury La Pologne Terrassée in: Revue Historique de l’Armée, IX nr 1 (1953), Paris 1953, p. 132-136.
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for more info on the Saar Offensive.