The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General  Zhang Gan

Zhang Gan


* 17th of September 1897

† 21st of February 1959


(Chang Kan)


1924-03-XX Lieutenant-Colonel (Post rank)
1926-03-XX Colonel (Post rank)
1927-02-XX Major-General (Post rank)
1930-06-XX Lieutenant-General (Post rank)
1939-11-13 Lieutenant-General


1924-03-XX 1924-11-XX Chief of Staff, 3rd Column, Guangxi Route Expeditionary Army
1924-11-XX 1926-03-XX Chief of Staff, 3rd Column, 2nd Army, Guangzi Army
1926-03-XX 1927-02-XX Chief of Staff, 6th Brigade, 7th Army
1927-03-XX 1928-09-XX Adjutant-General, 7th Army
1928-09-XX 1928-10-XX Adjutant-General, 2nd Provisional Division, 4th Army Group
1928-10-XX 1929-05-XX Adjutant-General, 15th Division, 4th Aremy Group
1929-05-XX 1929-11-XX Unemployed
1929-11-XX 1930-01-XX Chief of Staff, 2nd Division, 1st Column, 8th Route Army, National Salvation Army
1930-01-XX 1930-06-XX Chief of Staff, 1st Division, 1st Column, 8th Route Army, National Salvation Army
1930-06-XX 1930-10-XX Chief of Staff, 8th Aemy, 1st Field Army
1930-10-XX 1933-08-XX Commanding Officer 1st Militia Area (Guilin), Guangxi
1933-08-XX 1933-11-XX Senior Staff Officer, 4th Army Group
1933-11-XX 1936-06-XX Attending the 12th Class, Army College
1936-06-XX 1937-03-XX Chief of Staff, 15th Army
1937-03-XX 1937-10-XX Senior Staff Officer, 5th Route Army
1937-10-XX 1938-06-21 Chief of Staff, 21st Army Group
1938-06-21 1943-07-19 Commanding Officer 7th Army
1943-07-19 1946-01-XX Deputy Commander in Chief 21st Army Group
1946-01-XX 1947-11-XX Deputy Commanding Officer 8th Pacification Area
1947-11-XX 1949-11-30 Commander in Chief 3rd Army Corps
1949-07-XX 1949-11-30 Deputy Commanding Officer Central Military Administration
1949-11-30 Captured by the People's Liberation Army
1949-11-30 1959-02-21 Imprisoned
1959-02-21 Died in Prison
Picture source: Courtesy of Tom Chan