John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Vallieres
  • FORENAME
Claude
  • UNIT
3 SAS (HQ Squadron + HQ Company)
  • RANK
Lieutenant + Capitaine
  • NUMBER
35971
  • AWARD
Military Cross (GB),Legion dHonneur (Fr)
  • PLACE
France and Holland 1944-45
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
parent unit 3 Regiment de Chasseurs Parachutistes
true name Grebelski,Benno
born 28.7.1910 Soroca, Romania (now Moldova)
1932 graduated Sup'Aero aerospace engineering school
02.1934 worked Dewoitine then Avions Marcel Bloch
1936 director of Merignac factory (managed production of MB-174 and MB-175)
1940 joined the Cannes technical group
1942 joined Free French Air Force in England
FFL June 1943
3 RCP 1943
Lieutenant 8.8.1943
3 SAS (HQ Squadron) 1944 (Lt)
Op.Moses
3 SAS (HQ Company) 1945
Op.Amherst
1945 after war director of Saint-Cloud factory. (in charge of Ouragan, Mystere II and Mystere IV programs)
1953 appointed general manager
chairman of Avions Marcel Dassault (1965), Avions Marcel Dassault-Breguet Aviation (1971-1986), Electronique Marcel Dassault (1962-1967), Generale de mecanique aeronautique (1971) and SABCA (1968)
died 04.12.1989
 
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