The Generals of WWII

Generals from The Netherlands Flag for The Netherlands
Portrait of General Henri Gerard Winkelman

Winkelman, Henri Gerard

General

* 17th of August 1876

† 27th of December 1952

Promotions

1926-06-17 Lieutenant-Colonel
1929-01-17 Colonel
1931-11-01 Major-General
1934-05-01 Lieutenant-General
1940-02-06 General

Service

1931-11-01 1934-05-01 General Officer Commanding 4th Division
1934-05-01 Retired
1939-11-01 Recalled
1939-11-01 1940-02-06 General Officer Commanding Air Defence Region Utrecht-Soesterberg
1940-02-06 1940-05-15 Commander in Chief Armed Forces
1940-07-01 1945-05-12 Prisoner of War
1945-10-01 Retired
Picture source: From "Anden verdenskrig : Lynkrig i vest" by Eddy Bauer, 1990