The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Jaan Maide

Maide, Jaan


* 30th of May 1896

† 10th of August 1945


1928-02-24 Lieutenant-Colonel
1933-02-24 Colonel
1944-09-21 Major-General


1928-09-14 1934-09-30 Chief of Staff, Defence League
1934-09-30 Acting Commanding Officer 1st Armoured Train Regiment
1939-XX-XX General Officer Commanding 4th Division
1944-09-20 1944-09-22 Minister of Defence
1944-09-20 1944-09-22 Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces
1944-10-24 1945-07-03 Arrested by the Soviets
1945-07-03 Condemned to death
1945-08-10 Executed
Picture source: Courtesy of Valdis J. Kursietis