The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General Gustav Jonson

Jonson, Gustav


* 7th of January 1880

† 15th of May 1942


1922-XX-XX 1924-XX-XX Commanding Officer 2nd Cavalry Regiment
1924-XX-XX 1927-XX-XX Deputy Chief General Staff
1927-XX-XX 1930-XX-XX Chief of Military Training
1928-XX-XX 1930-XX-XX Inspector-General of Cavalry
1930-XX-XX 1933-XX-XX General Officer Commanding 3rd Division
1930-XX-XX 1933-XX-XX Commandant of Tallinn
1933-XX-XX 1940-XX-XX Chief of Internal Defence
1939-XX-XX Aide-de-Camp to the President
1940-06-XX 1940-08-XX Commander in Chief of the Army
1940-08-XX Transferred to the Soviet Army
1940-08-XX 1941-06-19 General Officer Commanding XXII Rifle Corps
1941-06-19 1942-05-15 Arrested
1942-05-15 Condemned to death and executed
Picture source: Courtesy of Valdis J. Kursietis