The Generals of WWII

The Generals

In the list below you will find the generals categorized by each nation and then alphabetical by last name.

Listed are those who held a generals rank during active service during World War II, but it also includes a number of retired generals with high political appointments.

For each general you will find information on the generals career following his promotion to colonel that is his military appointments or political like ambassadors or ministers. This also includes their post World War II career.

You will find the birth and death years of each general, plus his last obtained rank.

USA

American Generals
This section covers US Army, US Army Air Force and National Guard generals between 1941-1945. It does not so far include generals US Marine Corps.

Australia

Australian Generals
This section covers Australian army generals between 1939-1945.

Belgium

Belgian Generals
This section covers Belgian army generals between 1940-1945

Brazil

Brazilian Generals
This section covers Brazilian army generals between 1942-1945.

Great Britain

British Generals
This section covers the British army generals between 1939-1945. The section also covers the generals of the Indian army & the Royal Marines.

Bulgaria

Bulgarian Generals
This Section covers Bulgarian army generals between 1941-1945.

Canada

Canadian Generals
This section covers Canadian army generals between 1939-1945.

Chinese Generals
This section covers Chinese nationalist army generals between 1932-1945.

Croatia

Croatian Generals
This section covers Croatian army generals between 1941-1945.

Czechoslovakia

Czechoslovakian Generals
This section covers Czechoslovakian army generals between 1938-1945. It also includes the army generals of the state of Slovakia.

Denmark

Danish Generals
This section covers Danish army generals between 1940-1945.

Netherlands

Dutch Generals
This section covers Dutch army generals between 1940-1945. This also includes the army generals of the Dutch East Indian Army.

Estonia

Estonian Generals
This section covers Estonian army generals between 1939-40.

Finland

Finnish Generals
This sections covers Finnish army generals between 1939-1945.

France

French Generals
This section covers French army generals between 1939-1945. It includes Free French as well as Vichy generals.

Germany

German Generals
This section covers German army generals between 1939-1945. It does not include Luftwaffe or Waffen SS generals.

Greece

Greek Generals
This section covers Greek army generals between 1940-1945. It also includes the generals of different partisan movements.

Hungary

Hungarian Generals
This section covers Hungarian army generals between 1939-1945.

Italy

Italian Generals
This section covers Italian army generals between 1939-1945. It also includes the MVSN generals.

Japan

Japanese Generals
This section covers Japanese army generals between 1932-1945. The name spelling follows that of Richard Fuller's Shokan : Hirohito's Samurai.

Latvia

Latvian Generals
This section covers Latvian army generals between 1939-1940.

Lithuania

Lithuanian Generals
This section covers Lithuanian army generals between 1939-1940.

New Zealand

New Zealand Generals
This section covers New Zealand army generals between 1939-1945.

Norway

Norwegian Generals
This section covers Norwegian army generals between 1939-1945.

Poland

Polish Generals
This section covers Polish army generals between 1939-1945. It also includes the generals of the Polish People's Army (PPA).

Romania

Romanian Generals
This section covers Romanian army generals between 1939-1945.

South Africa

South African Generals
This section covers South African army generals between 1939-1945.

Soviet Union

Soviet Generals
This section covers Soviet army generals between 1939-1945. It also includes the Air Force (VVS) and NKVD generals. Name spelling follows that of the Great Soviet Encyclopedia.

Thailand

Thai Generals
This section covers Thai army generals between 1940-1945.

Yugoslavia

Yugoslavian Generals
This section covers Yugoslavian army generals between 1941-1945. It includes the generals from the Royal Army as well as the communist partisans.