The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Alexander Abt

Abt, Alexander

Major-General

* 14th of March 1892

† 1st of March 1970

Promotions

1935-09-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1938-03-01 Colonel
1942-04-01 Major-General

Service

1934-10-01 1935-10-15 Command Officer Signals Battalion M√ľnster/Westfalen
1935-10-15 1937-10-12 Commanding Officer 16th Signals Battalion
1937-10-12 1939-08-26 Commanding Officer Signals Troops IX
1939-08-26 1939-09-01 Commanding Officer 40th Signals Regiment
1939-09-01 1940-04-14 Commanding Officer 537th Signals Regiment
1940-04-14 1940-08-03 Special Purpose Army Signals Leader 555
1940-08-03 1940-11-27 Chief Signals Officer, Belgium-Northern France Command
1940-11-27 1941-05-13 In reserve
1941-05-13 1942-05-15 Chief Signals Officer, Armed Forces Command The Netherlands
1942-05-15 1944-08-26 Chief Signals Officer of Land Fortifications, Supreme Command West
1944-08-26 1945-03-18 Higher Signals Officer of Fortifications, Supreme Command West
1945-03-18 1945-05-07 General with Special Duties at Armed Forces High Command
1945-05-07 1947-06-26 Prisoner of War
1947-06-26 Retired