The Generals of WWII

Generals from Czechoslovakia Flag for Czechoslovakia
Portrait of Major-General Oldřich Španiel

Španiel, Oldřich


* 11th of February 1894

† 29th of November 1963


1929-07-16 Lieutenant-Colonel
1935-02-16 Colonel
1944-10-28 Brigadier-General
1945-10-02 Major-General


1929-11-01 1932-09-15 Military Attaché to Poland
1932-09-15 1935-01-XX Commanding Officer 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment
1935-01-XX 1935-09-XX Instructor at the War College
1935-09-XX 1937-10-XX Chief of Staff, Kosice Territorial Command
1937-10-15 1939-02-XX Commanding Officer 4th Mountain Regiment
1939-02-XX 1939-03-XX Commanding Officer 46th Infantry Regiment
1939-07-23 Fled to France
1939-11-01 1944-09-16 Military Attaché to USA
1944-09-16 1945-04-16 Head of the Military Chancellery of the President [Great Britain]
1945-04-19 1945-05-15 Commanding Officer 1st Independent Czechoslovakian Brigade [Eastern Front]
1945-05-15 1945-05-25 General Officer Commanding 1st Czechoslovakian Division [Eastern Front]
1945-05-25 1946-02-14 Chief of the Military Chancellery of the President
1946-02-XX 1947-12-01 General Officer Commanding I Corps
1947-12-01 1948-02-XX Deputy General Officer Commanding 1st Military District
1948-03-15 1949-07-XX Head of the Military Historical Institute
1949-07-XX Retired Top
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