The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General  Li Tianxia

Li Tianxia


* 23rd of December 1907

† 10th of February 1967


(Li Tien-hsia)


1929-04-XX Lieutenant-Colonel (Post rank)
1930-06-XX Major (Post rank)
1930-11-XX Lieutenant-Colonel (Post rank)
1934-09-XX Colonel (Post rank)
1936-03-20 Lieutenant-Colonel
1936-10-13 Major-General (Post rank)
1936-12-12 Colonel
1939-06-24 Lieutenant-General (Post rank)
1945-02-20 Major-General


1929-04-XX 1930-06-XX Commanding Officer 9th Team, 3rd Battalion, 7th Class, Wuhan Branch School, Central Military Academy
1930-06-XX 1930-11-XX Commanding Officer 2nd Battalion, 2nd Regiment, 1st Brigade, 3rd Instruction Division
1930-11-XX 1933-05-XX Attached to 80th Regiment, 40th Brigade, 14th Division
1930-11-XX 1933-05-XX Commanding Officer 2nd Battalion, 80th Regiment, 40th Brigade, 14th Division
1933-05-XX 1933-10-XX Staff Officer, 1st Branch, 1st Office, Nanchang Field Headquarters
1933-10-XX 1933-12-XX Attached to 6th Regiment, Baoding Assembly Center
1933-12-XX 1934-09-XX Attached to 3rd Regiment, Replacement Brigade, Military Commission
1934-09-XX 1936-06-XX Commanding Officer 3rd Regiment, Replacement Brigade, Military Commission
1936-06-XX 1936-08-XX Commanding Officer 33rd Regiment, 11th New Division
1936-08-XX 1936-10-13 Commanding Officer 306th Regiment, 51st Division
1936-10-13 1939-06-24 Deputy Commanding Officer 51st Division
1937-09-XX 1938-08-XX Commanding Officer 153rd Brigade, 51st Division
1939-06-24 1942-12-04 Commanding Officer 51st Division, 74th Army
1942-12-04 1944-04-03 Deputy Commanding Officer 74th Army
1942-12-04 1944-04-03 Commanding Officer Zhendu Division Area
1944-04-03 1946-06-XX Commanding Officer 100th Army
1946-06-XX 1947-06-XX Commanding Officer 83rd Division
1947-06-XX 1948-01-XX Attached to 1st Pacification Area
1948-01-XX 1948-10-XX Deputy Commanding Officer 1st Pacification Area
1948-10-XX 1949-08-19 Commanding Officer 73rd Army
1949-08-19 1949-10-XX Commanding Officer Pingtan Islands Defence Command
1949-10-XX 1950-04-XX Deputy Commanding Officer Kinmen Defence Command
1950-04-XX Arrested due to the loss of Pingtan
1950-04-XX Condemned to 12 years imprisonment
1950-04-XX 1951-04-XX Imprisoned
1951-04-XX Released
1951-04-XX 1953-01-XX Deputy Commanding Officer Kinmen Defence Command
1953-01-XX Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Tom Chan