The Generals of WWII

Generals from Czechoslovakia Flag for Czechoslovakia
Portrait of General Rudolf Viest

Viest, Rudolf


* 24th of September 1890

† 1945


1925-11-XX 1929-10-XX Military Attaché to Poland
1934-12-XX 1935-09-XX Commanding Officer 8th Brigade
1935-10-XX 1936-09-XX General Officer Commanding 1st Division
1937-11-XX 1938-09-XX Deputy General Officer Commanding VI Corps
1939-XX-XX Inspector-General of the Slovakian Army
1940-XX-XX General Officer Commanding 1st Division, France
Minister of Defence, Government in Exile
1940-XX-XX 1944-XX-XX Minister of Slovakian Affairs, Government in Exile
1944-XX-XX Commander in Chief 1st Czechoslovakian Army in Slovakia
1944-XX-XX 1945-XX-XX In German Prison
1945-XX-XX Executed by the Germans
Picture source: Courtesy of Lukáš Binder