The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of General of Infantry Kaarlo Aleksanteri Heiskanen

Heiskanen, Kaarlo Aleksanteri

General of Infantry

* 28th of October 1894

† 6th of November 1962

Promotions

1938-05-16 Colonel
1942-04-26 Major-General
1951-06-04 Lieutenant-General
1953-06-04 General of Infantry

Service

1938-02-11 1939-10-13 Commanding Officer Tampere Regiment
1939-10-13 1940-01-01 Commanding Officer 17th Regiment
1940-01-01 1940-05-06 Commanding Officer 7th Regiment
1940-05-06 1940-08-07 General Officer Commanding 13th Division
1940-08-07 1941-06-18 General Officer Commanding Central Pohjanmaa Militarry District
1941-06-18 1944-11-12 General Officer Commanding 11th Division
1944-11-12 1945-06-05 General Officer Commanding Central Finland Militarry District
1945-06-05 1946-06-28 Chief of ? Section, Armed Forces High Command
1946-06-28 1949-01-18 Commanding Officer Light Brigade
1949-01-18 1953-06-01 General Officer Commanding 2nd Division
1953-06-01 1959-10-28 Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces
Picture source: Courtesy of Valdis Kursietis