The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Army General Alois Eliáš

Eliáš, Alois

Army General

* 29th of September 1890

† 16th of June 1942


1922-12-22 Lieutenant-Colonel
1928-05-04 Colonel
1929-07-16 Brigadier-General
1936-03-05 Major-General
1946-10-26 Army General (Posthumously)


1921-11-XX 1923-09-XX Attending the École Superieure de Guerre, Paris [France]
1923-09-XX 1924-01-XX Attached to Section 3 (Operations), General Staff
1924-01-XX 1929-03-XX Chief of Section 1 (Organisation), General Staff
1929-03-XX 1931-09-XX Second Deputy Chief of the General Staff
1931-09-30 1932-01-XX Commanding Officer 2nd Infantry Brigade
1932-01-XX 1932-08-XX On Diplomatic Mission to Geneva [Switzerland]
1932-08-XX 1932-09-28 Commanding Officer 2nd Infantry Brigade
1932-09-XX 1933-07-XX On Diplomatic Mission to Geneva [Switzerland]
1933-07-18 1933-11-30 Commanding Officer 2nd Infantry Brigade
1933-11-XX 1935-11-15 General Officer Commanding 3rd Infantry Division
1935-11-25 1938-10-11 General Officer Commanding V Corps
1938-10-XX 1938-12-XX Deputy Minister of National Defence
1938-12-01 1939-04-26 Minister of Transport
1939-03-16 1939-04-26 Minister of Transport, Protectorate Bohemia-Moravia
1939-04-27 1941-09-27 Prime Minister of Protectorate Bohemia-Moravia
1941-10-01 1942-06-16 Arrested by the Gestapo
1942-06-16 Executed by the Germans
Picture source: Courtesy of Lukáš Binder