The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of General Jānis Liepiņš

Liepiņš, Jānis


* 30th of January 1894

† 20th of February 1942


1919-XX-XX Deputy Commanding Officer 4th Valmiera Infantry Regiment
1919-XX-XX 1921-XX-XX Commanding Officer 5th Cēsis Infantry Regiment
1921-XX-XX 1922-XX-XX In Reserve
1922-XX-XX Commanding Officer Battalion, 8th Daugavpils Infantry Regiment
1931-XX-XX Deputy Commanding Officer 8th Daugavpils Infantry Regiment
1931-XX-XX 1937-XX-XX Commanding Officer 9th Rēzekne Infantry Regiment
1937-XX-XX 1940-XX-XX Commanding Officer 6th Rīga Infantry Regiment
1940-06-XX 1940-08-XX Commanding Officer Kurzeme Division
1940-08-XX Transferred to the Soviet Army
1940-08-XX 1941-06-XX Commanding Officer 181st Rifle Division
1941-07-XX 1942-02-20 Arrested
1942-02-20 Condemned to death and executed
1960-09-26 Rehabilitated
Picture source: Courtesy of Valdis J. Kursietis