The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of General Voldemārs Johans Skaistlauks

Skaistlauks, Voldemārs Johans

General

* 1892

† 1972

Promotions

1922-XX-XX Lieutenant-Colonel
1925-06-22 Colonel
1940-08-02 General
1940-12-29 Major-General (Soviet Army)
1943-04-04 Waffen Standartführer (Waffen SS)
1944-11-09 Waffen Oberführer (Waffen SS)

Service

1922-XX-XX 1928-11-XX Chief of Staff, Artillery Inspectorate
1928-11-XX 1932-12-XX Commanding Officer Vidzeme Artillery Regiment
1932-12-XX 1935-01-XX Chief of Staff, Artillery Inspectorate
1935-01-XX 1940-08-XX Commanding Officer Vidzeme Artillery Regiment
1940-08-XX 1940-09-27 Deputy General Officer Commanding Kurzeme Division
1940-09-27 Transferred to the Soviet Army
1940-09-27 1941-01-22 General Officer Commanding Artillery XXIV Rifle Corps
1941-01-22 Retired
1943-04-04 Joins the Waffen SS
1943-04-04 1944-12-XX Commanding Officer Artillery, 15th SS Grenadier Division
1944-12-XX Wounded
1945-XX-XX 1946-XX-XX Prisoner of War
Picture source: Courtesy of Valdis J. Kursietis