The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Jaan Kruus

Kruus, Jaan


* 27th of February 1884

† 15th of May 1942


1921-XX-XX 1923-XX-XX Commanding Officer 6th Regiment
1923-XX-XX Attending General Staff training
1923-XX-XX Commanding Officer 10th Regiment
1923-XX-XX 1934-XX-XX Commanding Officer 7th Regiment
1934-XX-XX Commanding Officer Valga Military District
1934-XX-XX 1936-XX-XX General Officer Commanding 1st Division
1936-XX-XX 1940-XX-XX General Officer Commanding 2nd Division
1940-08-XX Transferred to the Soviet Army
1940-08-XX 1941-07-XX General Officer Commanding 182nd Rifle Division
1941-07-XX 1942-05-15 Arrested
1942-05-15 Condemned to death and executed
1963-07-05 Rehabilitated
Picture source: Courtesy of Valdis J. Kursietis