The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Väinö Vilhelm Svanström

Svanström, Väinö Vilhelm

Major-General

* 7th of November 1884

† 22nd of January 1964

Promotions

1925-12-06 Colonel
1938-05-16 Major-General

Service

1919-10-22 1933-07-01 Commanding Officer 2nd Field Artillery Regiment
1926-07-28 1934-09-10 Deputy Inspector of Artillery
1926-08-16 1926-08-27 Acting Commanding Officer 2nd Division
1930-10-12 1930-11-11 Acting Commanding Officer 2nd Division
1933-07-01 1937-04-16 Assistant Inspector of Artillery
1937-04-16 1939-10-18 Inspector of Artillery
1939-10-18 1942-10-28 General Officer Commanding Artillery at General Headquarters
1942-10-28 1944-12-02 Chief of Weapons Staff at General Headquarters
1944-12-02 1945-01-01 In reserve
1945-01-01 1946-08-01 Inspector of Depots, General Staff