The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Colonel-General Ferenc Farkas

Farkas, Ferenc

Colonel-General

* 27th of May 1892

† 14th of April 1980

Promotions

1940-09-01 Major-General
1943-02-01 Lieutenant-General
1944-10-31 Colonel-General

Service

1935-07-15 1938-10-01 Chief of Section 1/d, Ministry of Defence
1938-10-01 1941-09-06 Commandant of Ludovica Military Academy
1941-09-06 1941-10-01 General Officer Commanding Carpathian Group [Eastern Front]
1941-10-01 1942-08-28 Commandant of Ludovica Military Academy
1942-08-28 1942-09-18 General Officer Commanding IV Corps
1942-09-18 1943-08-21 Commandant of Ludovica Military Academy
1943-08-21 1944-08-01 General Officer Commanding VI Corps [Eastern Front]
1944-08-01 1944-08-03 Acting General Officer Commanding 1st Army [Eastern Front]
1944-08-03 1944-10-16 General Officer Commanding VI Corps [Eastern Front]
1944-10-23 1945-01-08 National Employment Commissioner
1945-01-08 1945-02-01 Commander in Chief of Army Reserve
Picture source: Courtesy of Andris J. Kursietis