The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Antero Johannes Svensson

Svensson, Antero Johannes

Major-General

* 30th of November 1892

† 26th of April 1946

Promotions

1933-12-06 Colonel
1941-12-18 Major-General

Service

1933-07-01 1937-02-26 Chief of Statistics Section, General Staff
1933-07-01 1937-02-26 Chief of Foreign Countries Section, General Staff
1937-02-26 1939-10-08 Commanding Officer Karelian Guards Regiment
1939-10-08 1940-02-01 Commanding Officer 2nd Brigade
1940-02-01 1940-08-01 General Officer Commanding 12th Division
1940-08-01 1941-06-17 General Officer Commanding Savo-Karjala Military District
1941-06-17 1943-08-01 General Officer Commanding 7th Division
1942-01-14 1942-02-14 General Officer Commanding VI Corps
1942-05-05 1943-02-22 General Officer Comamnding V Corps
1942-06-02 1942-06-15 General Officer Commanding VI Corps
1943-08-01 1944-12-05 General Officer Commanding V Corps
1944-12-05 1946-04-26 Commanding Officer Light Brigade
Picture source: Courtesy of Valdis Kursietis