Saturday, October 17, 2020

Jean Vallette d'Osia

Jean Vallette d'Osia (1898 - 2000) was a French officer, best known for his actions in the French Resistance during World War II in Haute-Savoie, notably supervising the liberation of Lyon.

He ended his career in 1958 with the rank of Général de corps d'armée after having commanded the 27th Chasseurs Alpins Brigade.

Vallette d'Osia was also a staunch anti-communist and in later life linked to the far-right National Front.

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