The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Iwan Rotkiewicz

Rotkiewicz, Iwan


* 20th of June 1898

† May 1962


(Former Soviet Army)

(Иван Адамович Роткевич)

(Ivan Adamovich Rotkevich)


1944-07-23 Colonel
1944-11-11 Brigadier-General
1945-07-11 Major-General (Soviet Army)
1949-05-11 Major-General


1941-12-XX 1942-01-XX Commanding Officer 545th Rifle Regiment
1942-01-XX 1942-02-XX Chief of Operations Section Officer 389th Rifle Division
1942-02-XX 1943-08-XX Chief of Staff 5th Rifle Brigade
1943-08-XX 1944-07-XX Chief of Staff 110th Guards Rifle Brigade
1944-XX-XX General Officer Commanding 110th Guards Rifle Division
1944-07-23 Transferred from the Soviet Army
1944-07-25 1944-09-18 Chief of Staff 2nd Division Polish People's Army Hnery Dabrowski
1944-09-18 1945-03-07 General Officer Commanding 2nd Division Polish People's Army Hnery Dabrowski
1945-03-07 1945-05-15 Chief of Staff 1st Polish People's Army
1945-05-15 1946-05-01 Deputy Chief General Staff
1946-05-01 1947-05-22 Chief of Staff V Defence Area Command
1946-05-01 1947-05-22 General Officer Commanding Operational Group Rzeszów
1947-05-22 1947-11-19 General Officer Commanding II Military Area
1947-11-19 1948-09-25 General Officer Commanding VII Military Area
1948-09-25 1949-03-07 General Officer Commanding III Military Area
1949-03-07 1953-11-25 General Officer Commanding I Military Area
1954-12-31 1956-12-12 General Officer Commanding II Military Area
1957-01-XX Returned to Soviet Union
Picture source: Courtesy of Ilya Mukhin