The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier-General Platon Chirnoagă

Chirnoagă, Platon


* 24th of October 1894

† 29th of March 1974


1934-05-10 Lieutenant-Colonel
1939-02-27 Colonel
1944-03-23 Brigadier-General


1941-04-24 1941-11-01 Chief of Operations Section, 3rd Army
1941-11-01 1942-05-20 Vice Chief of Staff, 3rd Army
1942-05-21 1942-07-05 Commanding Officer 7th Artillery Regiment
1942-07-05 1944-01-10 Vice Chief of Staff, 3rd Army
1944-01-10 1944-10-01 Commanding Officer 4th Artillery Brigade
1944-10-01 1944-10-20 General Officer Commanding 4th Infantry Division
1944-10-20 1944-11-XX German Prisoner of War [Germany]
1944-11-XX Joins the Government in Exile of Horia Sima in Austria
1944-11-XX 1945-05-XX Minister of Defence Government in Exile in Austria
1945-07-XX 1947-04-XX American Prisoner of War [Austria]
1946-04-21 Condemned to death in Absentia
1947-04-XX Lived in Austria, later Germany
Picture source: Courtesy of Valdis Kursietis