The Generals of WWII

Generals from Poland Flag for Poland
Portrait of Lieutenant-General Władysław Anders

Anders, Władysław


* 11th of August 1892

† 12th of May 1970


1920-07-15 Lieutenant-Colonel (Dated back to 1919-06-01)
1924-12-01 Colonel (Dated back to 1924-08-15)
1934-01-01 Brigadier-General
1941-08-11 Major-General
1954-05-16 Lieutenant-General


1921-10-XX 1923-12-XX Deputy Head of III Department, General Staff
1925-XX-XX 1926-05-XX Chief of Staff to Inspector-General of Cavalry
1926-07-XX 1937-05-XX Commanding Officer Cavalry Brigade Samodzielnej
1937-05-XX 1939-09-12 Commanding Officer Cavalry Brigade Nowogrodzkiej
1939-09-12 1939-09-28 General Officer Commanding Operational Cavalry Group
1939-09-28 1941-08-04 Prisoner of War, Soviet Union
1941-08-08 1942-09-12 General Officer Commanding Forces in Soviet Union
1941-XX-XX 1942-XX-XX General Officer Commanding 5th Division
1942-09-12 1943-08-19 General Officer Commanding Army of the East
1943-08-19 1946-11-08 General Officer Commanding II Corps, Italy
1945-02-26 1945-06-21 Inspector-General of Polish Forces in the West
1946-11-08 1954-XX-XX Inspector-General of Polish Forces in the West
Picture source: Courtesy of Greg Dayton