The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of General Jānis Balodis

Balodis, Jānis


* 20th of February 1881

† 8th of August 1965


1920-01-23 General


1919-XX-XX Commanding Officer Independent Latvian Brigade
1919-XX-XX General Officer Commanding Kurzeme Division
1919-XX-XX Commander in Chief Eastern Front
1919-XX-XX 1921-XX-XX Commander in Chief of the Army
1921-07-01 Retired
1931-12-07 1940-07-XX Minister of War
1938-XX-XX 1940-XX-XX Deputy Minister-President
1940-XX-XX Retired
1940-07-31 1956-XX-XX Arrested by the Soviets and deported to Siberia
Picture source: Courtesy of Valdis J. Kursietis