The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Marshal  Lin Biao

Lin Biao


* 1907

† 1971


(Lin Piao)


1929-XX-XX 1930-XX-XX Commanding Officer 1st Column, 4th Red Army
1930-XX-XX 1932-XX-XX Commanding Officer 4th Red Army, 1st Red Army Corps
1932-XX-XX 1935-XX-XX Commander in Chief 1st Red Army Corps
1935-XX-XX Commanding Officer 1st Column
1935-XX-XX Commanding Officer Shaanxi-Gansu Detachment
1936-XX-XX Commandant of the Red Army Anti-Japanese College
1936-XX-XX 1937-XX-XX Commandant of the Chinese People's Anti-Japanese Military & Political College
1937-XX-XX 1939-XX-XX Commanding Officer 115th (Communist) Division, 18th (Communist) Army Group
1939-XX-XX Commandant of the Pao-an (Communist) Military Academy
1939-XX-XX 1942-XX-XX Envoy to Moscow
1942-XX-XX 1945-XX-XX Commanding Officer 115th (Communist) Division, 18th (Communist) Army Group
1945-XX-XX Member of the Central Military Commission
1946-XX-XX 1948-XX-XX Commanding Officer Northeastern Democratic Alliance Army
1946-XX-XX 1949-XX-XX Chief of Northeastern Bureau, Communist Central
1948-XX-XX 1950-XX-XX Commanding Officer 4th Field Army, People's Liberation Army
1950-XX-XX 1951-XX-XX Recuperating in the Soviet Union
1951-XX-XX 1954-XX-XX Vice-Chairman of Military Commission
1954-XX-XX Deputy Premier
1955-XX-XX 1969-XX-XX Member of the Politburo, Central Committee
1955-XX-XX 1959-XX-XX Vice-Chairman of National Defence Commission
1959-XX-XX 1971-XX-XX Minister of National Defence
1959-XX-XX 1971-XX-XX Vice-Chairman of the Central Military Commission
1969-XX-XX 1971-XX-XX Member of the Standing Committee Politburo, Central Committee
1969-XX-XX 1971-XX-XX Vice-Chairman of the Communist Party
1971-XX-XX Killed in an airplane crash
Picture source: Courtesy of Jon Zhou