The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Erkki Johannes Raappana

Raappana, Erkki Johannes

Major-General

* 2nd of June 1893

† 14th of September 1962

Promotions

1939-12-27 Colonel
1941-12-31 Major-General

Service

1939-10-09 1940-04-08 Commanding Officer North Karelia Group
1940-04-08 1940-08-07 General Officer Commanding 9th Division
1940-08-07 1941-06-20 General Officer Commanding Kainuu Military District
1941-06-20 1944-08-09 General Officer Commanding 14th Division
1944-08-09 1944-12-11 General Officer Commanding Raappana Group
1944-12-11 1947-02-19 General Officer Commanding Borderguards
Picture source: Courtesy of Valdis Kursietis