Antoine-Marie-Benoit Besson (1876 – 1969) was a French military officer. In World War II he was a general commanding the Third Army Group stationed along the river Rhine manning the Maginot Line.
World War 1 1914-1918
During world war 1 Besson commanded a regiment.
Interwar Period 1918-1939
In the interbellum he commanded a brigade, a division, and field army.
World War 2 1939-1940
In October 1939 he took command of the French 3rd Army Group, he played a minor role in the battle of France.
M Romanych & M Rupp, Maginot Line 1940, Battles on the French frontier, Osprey Publishing, page 13
- "Biography of General Antoine-Marie-Benoit Besson (1876 – 1969), France".
- Georg Zivkovic Army- and Navy-leaders of the world: 1971 - Page 158 1940 6. Armee: Besson, Antoine-Marie-Benoît AG. lX.-X. 1939
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