Bergé, Georges

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Name
Bergé, Georges Gender: M
Georges Roger Pierre Bergé
born on 3 January 1909 at 04:00 (= 04:00 AM )
Place Belmont, France, 47n13, 6e22
Timezone LST m2e2015 (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 12°10' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 01°37 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 26°13'



Biography

French Army general who served during World War II, and one of the co-founders of the Special Air Service (SAS).

He enlisted in the Free French Forces, where he took command of the 1re compagnie de chasseurs parachutistes (1st Parachute Chaser Company). In Great-Britain and Egypt, he organised the training for Allied agents sent to France and led the first airborne mission in occupied France, named Operation Savannah. He fought in Syria and Crete. After his capture by the Germans he was imprisoned in Colditz Castle.

He died on 15 September 1997.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

Birth certificate in Didier Geslain archive, 'Compagnes de la Libération' pdf file, p. 47.

Categories

  • Vocation : Military : Honors (Compagnon de la Libération)
  • Vocation : Military : Military service (Army general)
  • Vocation : Travel : Pilot/ military
  • Vocation : Travel : Pilot/ military