The Generals of WWII

Generals from Poland Flag for Poland
Portrait of Lieutenant-General Karol Swierczewski

Swierczewski, Karol


* 22nd of February 1897

† 28th of March 1947


(Former Soviet Army)

(Кароль Карлович Сверчевский)

(Karol Karlovich Sverchevskii)


1940-06-04 Major-General (Soviet Army)
1943-08-18 Brigadier-General
1944-03-13 Major-General
1944-03-18 Lieutenant-General (Soviet Army)
1945-05-11 Lieutenant-General
1946-07-11 Colonel-General (Soviet Army)


1939-XX-XX 1941-XX-XX Instructor at Frunze Military Academy
1941-06-27 1941-12-27 General Officer Commanding 248th Rifle Division
1941-12-XX 1942-02-XX Commanding Officer 43 Reserve Rifle Brigade
1942-02-XX 1943-06-XX Commandant of Rifle Officers School
1943-08-18 Transferred from the Soviet Army
1943-08-XX 1944-03-XX Deputy General Officer Commanding I Corps Polish People's Army
1944-03-XX 1944-08-XX Deputy General Officer Commanding Polish People's Army
1944-08-XX 1944-09-XX General Officer Commanding 2nd Polish People's Army
1944-09-XX 1944-12-XX General Officer Commanding 3rd Polish People's Army
1944-12-XX 1945-06-XX General Officer Commanding 2nd Polish People's Army
1945-06-XX 1945-08-XX Chief Inspector of Rearmament
1945-09-XX 1945-12-XX General Officer Commanding III Military Area
1946-02-14 1947-03-28 Vice-Minister of Defence
1947-03-28 Killed by Ukrainian nationalists
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