The Generals of WWII

Generals from Romania Flag for Romania
Portrait of Marshal of Romania Ion Victor Antonescu

Antonescu, Ion Victor

Marshal of Romania

* 2nd of June 1882

† 1st of June 1946


1919-XX-XX 1920-XX-XX Commandant of Special School for Cavalry
1922-XX-XX 1923-XX-XX Military Attaché to France
1924-XX-XX 1926-XX-XX Military Attaché to Great Britain
1926-XX-XX 1927-XX-XX Commanding Officer 9th Rosiori Cavalry Regiment
1927-XX-XX 1930-XX-XX Commandant of Higher Military Academy
1930-XX-XX 1933-XX-XX Commanding Officer ? Brigade
1933-12-01 1934-12-11 Chief General Staff
1934-XX-XX 1936-XX-XX General Officer Commanding 3rd Division
General Officer Commanding 4th Corps Area
1937-12-28 1938-03-30 Minister of National Defence
1940-XX-XX Retired
1940-09-04 1944-08-23 Prime Minister
1940-09-06 1941-01-27 Minister of National Defence
1940-09-06 1944-08-23 Commander in Chief Armed Forces
1941-06-22 1941-07-17 Commander in Chief Army Group Antonescu
1941-09-22 1942-01-23 Minister of National Defence
1946-06-01 Condemned to death and executed as traitor
Picture source: Courtesy of Valdis Kursietis