The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of General Krišjānis Berķis

Berķis, Krišjānis


* 26th of April 1884

† 29th of July 1942


1925-06-22 General


1919-XX-XX Commanding Officer 2nd Cēsis Infantry Regiment
1919-XX-XX 1928-XX-XX Deputy General Officer Commanding Latgale Division
1928-XX-XX 1934-XX-XX Attached to the General Staff
1934-XX-XX General Officer Commanding Vidzeme Division
1934-XX-XX Commandant of Riga
1934-XX-XX 1940-XX-XX Commander in Chief of the Army
1940-XX-XX Minister of War
1940-XX-XX Retired
1940-09-30 1942-07-29 Arrested by the Soviets and deported to Siberia
1942-07-29 Died in prison
Picture source: Courtesy of Valdis J. Kursietis