The Generals of WWII

Generals from South Africa Flag for South Africa
Portrait of Major-General Daniel Hermanus Pienaar

Pienaar, Daniel Hermanus


* 19th of August 1893

† 19th of December 1942

Nickname: Dan


1938-XX-XX 1940-XX-XX Commanding Officer Transvaal Command
1940-06-12 1942-03-10 Commanding Officer 1st South African Brigade, Ethiopia - Eritrea
1942-03-10 1942-12-19 General Officer Commanding 1st South African Division, North Africa
1942-12-19 Killed in an air crash
Picture source: Courtesy of Paul Godley