The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General Gheorghe Ştefan Ionescu

Ionescu, Gheorghe Ştefan


* 6th of February 1881


1917-09-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1920-XX-XX Colonel
1930-10-01 Brigadier-General
1937-10-16 Major-General
1945-05-31 Lieutenant-General (Reserve)


1918-01-10 1922-11-01 Director of Studies, Supreme War School
1922-11-01 1924-02-01 Commanding Officer 2nd Mountain Group
1924-02-01 1929-04-01 Chief of 3rd Section, General Staff
1929-04-01 1930-10-01 Commanding Officer 13th Infantry Brigade
1930-10-01 1931-10-01 Commandant of the Supreme War School
1931-XX-XX 1933-XX-XX Chief of 2nd Division, General Staff
1933-XX-XX General Officer Commanding 13th Infantry Division
1933-11-15 1936-11-15 General Officer Commanding Bucharest Frontier Guards Division
1936-12-01 1937-06-01 Assistant Director of Command Course, General Staff
1937-06-01 1937-11-01 Vice Chief of the General Staff
1937-11-01 1939-02-01 Chief of the General Staf
1939-02-01 1939-12-09 General Officer Commanding IV Corps
1939-12-09 1940-02-19 General Officer Commanding 3rd Army
1940-02-19 1940-09-17 Vice Chief of the General Staff
1940-09-17 Retired
1953-XX-XX Arrested
1955-XX-XX Released
Picture source: Courtesy of Valdis Kursietis