The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General Petrus Wilhelmus Best

Best, Petrus Wilhelmus

Lieutenant-General

* 19th of January 1881

† 13th of March 1960

Promotions

1930-10-02 Lieutenant-Colonel
1934-05-01 Colonel
1937-03-31 Major-General
1939-11-01 Lieutenant-General

Service

1933-XX-XX 1937-XX-XX Commanding Officer Air Force Detachment
1937-XX-XX 1938-07-01 General Officer Commanding 4th Detachment
1937-XX-XX 1938-07-01 General Officer Commanding 4th Division
1938-07-01 1940-XX-XX General Officer Commanding Air Defence
1940-XX-XX 1941-XX-XX Prisoner of War
Picture source: Courtesy of Hans Houterman & www.unithistories.com