The Generals of WWII

Generals from Finland Flag for Finland
Portrait of General of Infantry Oiva Oskar Olenius

Olenius, Oiva Oskar

General of Infantry

* 16th of September 1890

† 23rd of August 1968


1929-04-16 Colonel
1940-08-28 Major-General
1946-12-06 Lieutenant-General
1955-09-16 General of Infantry


1919-01-28 1920-06-01 Chief of Organization Office, General Staff
1920-06-01 1922-03-06 Chief of Organization Office, Ministry of Defence
1922-03-06 1926-04-15 Chief of Military Affairs Section, Ministry of Defence
1926-04-15 1938-01-01 Chief of Central Section, Ministry of Defence
1926-04-15 1955-09-16 First Secretary of the Ministry of Defence
Picture source: Courtesy of Valdis Kursietis