The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Jan Šípek

Šípek, Jan


* 6th of July 1886

† 17th of February 1953


1920-11-06 Lieutenant-Colonel
1923-07-28 Colonel
1929-02-21 Brigadier-General
1938-01-22 Major-General


1920-10-XX 1923-08-XX Chief of Staff, Moravia & Silesia Territorial Command
1923-08-XX 1925-10-XX Attending the École de Guerre, Paris [France]
1925-10-XX 1927-01-XX Chief of Staff, Brno Territorial Command
1927-01-XX 1927-10-XX Commanding Officer 10th Infantry Regiment
1927-10-XX 1927-12-XX Commanding Officer 43rd Infantry Regiment
1927-12-XX 1931-11-XX Commanding Officer 17th Infantry Brigade
1931-11-XX 1933-11-XX Commanding Officer 6th Infantry Brigade
1933-11-XX 1936-09-30 General Officer Commanding 11th Infantry Division
1936-09-30 1937-11-30 General Officer Commanding 2nd Infantry Division
1937-11-XX 1938-09-XX Deputy General Officer Commanding I Corps
1938-09-27 1938-10-20 General Officer Commanding I Corps
1938-10-XX 1939-04-XX Deputy General Officer Commanding I Corps
1940-01-01 Retired
1946-02-01 1946-03-15 General Officer Commanding 2nd Military District
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