The Generals of WWII

Generals from Latvia Flag for Latvia
Portrait of General Žanis Bachs

Bachs, Žanis


* 6th of October 1885

† 16th of October 1941


1924-11-18 Colonel
1936-05-26 General


1920-XX-XX 1921-XX-XX Chief Army Operations Staff
1921-XX-XX 1922-XX-XX Military Attaché to Moscow
1922-XX-XX 1930-XX-XX Chief of Staff Vidzeme Division
1930-XX-XX 1934-XX-XX Commanding Officer 4th Valmiera Infantry Regiment
1934-XX-XX 1936-XX-XX Commanding Officer 5th Cēsis Infantry Regiment
1936-XX-XX Deputy General Officer Commanding Latgale Division
1936-XX-XX 1940-XX-XX General Officer Commanding Zemgale Division
1940-XX-XX 1941-XX-XX Arrested by the Soviets
1941-XX-XX Condemned to death and executed
Picture source: Courtesy of Valdis J. Kursietis