The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of General of Artillery Vilho Petter Nenonen

Nenonen, Vilho Petter

General of Artillery

* 6th of March 1883

† 17th of February 1960

Promotions

1918-02-18 Colonel
1923-05-16 Major-General
1930-07-10 Lieutenant-General
1941-10-03 General of Artillery

Service

1916-XX-XX Commanding Officer 4th Russian Artillery Regiment
1918-02-18 1918-07-12 Inspector of Artillery
1918-02-18 1918-07-12 Chief of Weapons Staff at General Headquarters
1918-07-12 1919-02-04 Comamnding Officer Coastal Artillery Regiment
1919-02-04 1919-10-08 Chief of Coastal Artillery
1919-10-08 1920-05-25 Chief of Artillery Officer Training Courses
1920-05-25 1937-04-16 Inspector-General of Artillery
1923-01-16 1923-03-18 Chief of Coastal Artillery
1923-03-18 1924-01-18 Minister of War
1924-08-01 1925-04-16 Acting Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces
1937-04-16 1940-12-16 Chairman of the Weapon Design Board, Ministry of Defence
1940-XX-XX Head of the Finnish War Material Procurement Delegation in the USA
1940-12-16 1947-02-15 Inspector-General of Artillery
Picture source: Courtesy of Valdis Kursietis