The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Herbert Lorentz Brede

Brede, Herbert Lorentz


* 25th of April 1888

† 6th of October 1942


1919-07-08 Lieutenant-Colonel
1920-02-11 Colonel
1935-02-24 Major-General


1919-01-21 1919-08-XX Commanding Officer 2nd Artillery Regiment
1919-08-XX 1920-07-10 Chief of Artillery
1920-07-10 1927-08-XX Inspector-General of Artillery
1923-08-02 1925-08-18 Instructor at the General Staff Course
1925-08-18 1927-08-XX Instructor at the Military Academy
1927-08-XX 1929-08-XX Attending the École Supèrieure de Guerre
1929-08-XX 1930-08-01 Inspector-General of Artillery
1930-08-01 1933-XX-XX Chief of Military Training
1933-05-XX 1933-09-01 Instructor at the Military Academy
1933-09-01 1934-09-06 Acting Commanding Officer 1st Division
1934-09-06 1940-08-XX Commanding Officer 3rd Division
1940-08-XX Transferred to the Soviet Army
1940-08-XX 1941-06-28 General Officer Commanding Artillery XXII Rifle Corps
1941-06-28 1942-10-06 Arrested by the Soviets
1942-10-06 Condemned to death and executed
Picture source: Courtesy of Valdis J. Kursietis