The Generals of WWII

Generals from Poland Flag for Poland
Portrait of Marshal of Poland Eduard Śmigly-Rydz

Śmigly-Rydz, Eduard

Marshal of Poland

* 11th of March 1886

† 2nd of December 1941


1915-08-02 Lieutenant-Colonel
1916-04-01 Colonel
1920-04-21 Major-General (Dated back to 1919-09-01)
1936-11-10 Lieutenant-General
1936-11-10 Marshal of Poland


1918-XX-XX General Officer Commanding Lublin Military District
1918-XX-XX 1919-XX-XX General Officer Commanding Warsaw Military District
1919-XX-XX General Officer Commanding Operational Group Kowel
1919-XX-XX General Officer Commanding 1st Division
1919-XX-XX 1920-XX-XX General Officer Commanding Operational Group Zima
1920-XX-XX General Officer Commanding 3rd Army
1920-XX-XX General Officer Commanding 2nd Army
1920-XX-XX Commander in Chief Southeastern Front
1920-XX-XX Commander in Chief Central Front
1921-05-09 1935-05-13 Inspector of the Army, Wilno
1935-05-13 1939-09-17 Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces
1935-05-13 1939-09-17 Inspector-General of the Armed Forces
1939-09-17 1940-12-XX Interned in Romania
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