The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General Viljo Einar Tuompo

Tuompo, Viljo Einar

Lieutenant-General

* 23rd of September 1893

† 25th of November 1957

Promotions

1928-06-15 Colonel
1938-05-16 Major-General
1941-12-11 Lieutenant-General

Service

1926-08-26 1927-08-26 Chief of Foreign Countries Section, General Staff
1927-08-26 1928-06-15 Commanding Officer North Savo Regiment
1928-06-15 1929-08-27 Commander of the Finnish White Guards
1929-08-27 1935-03-15 Chief of Command Section, General Staff
1935-03-15 1939-10-10 Commanding Officer Borderguards
1939-10-10 1940-06-06 General Officer Commanding North Finland Group
1940-06-06 1941-06-10 General Officer Commanding Borderguards
1941-06-10 1944-12-01 Chief of Command Staff at General Headquarters
1941-06-30 1941-07-14 Acting Chief General Staff
1942-01-21 1942-01-30 Acting Chief General Staff
1944-12-01 1945-07-19 Instructor at the Military Academy
1945-07-19 Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Valdis Kursietis