The Generals of WWII

Generals from Poland Flag for Poland
Portrait of Marshal of Poland Marian Spychalski

Spychalski, Marian

Marshal of Poland

* 6th of December 1906

† 7th of June 1980



1945-02-01 Brigadier-General
1945-05-22 Major-General
1957-07-22 Lieutenant-General
1963-10-07 Marshal of Poland


1944-07-22 1944-07-28 Member of the Military Council of the Polish People's Army
1944-07-28 1944-08-31 Chief of Staff to the Commander in Chief of the Polish People's Army
1944-09-01 1945-03-01 Chairman of the National Coincil in Warsaw
1945-03-02 1947-02-15 Deputy Commander in Chief
1946-02-14 1949-12-06 Vice-Minister of Defence
1947-02-16 1949-12-06 Head of Main Political Section of the Army
1949-12-07 Retired
1950-XX-XX 1956-03-XX Arrested
1956-XX-XX Rehabilitated and re-instated in the Army
1956-10-23 1956-11-12 Head of Main Political Section of the Army
1956-11-13 1968-04-10 Minister of Defence
1968-04-18 1970-12-23 Chairman of the Council of State
Picture source: Courtesy of Ilya Mukhin