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Hartmanis, Martins

General Mārtiņš HARTMANIS (L.k.o.k.) (18 Oct 1882 - 27 Jul 1941)
After service in the Russian Army and a period of captivity in German hands, returned to Latvia and joined the Army as Captain on November 18, 1918. Arrested and deported by the Russians in 1940, he was tried and executed in Moscow.


18 Nov 1918 - Jun 1919: General Staff officer
Jun 1919 - Aug 1919: Chief of Staff, Northern Latvia Brigade
Aug 1919 - Oct 1919: Chief of Army Operations Staff
(Oct 1919: Promoted to Lieutenant-Colonel)
Oct 1919 - 1922: Military Attache, Poland
1922 - 1929: Chief of Army Operations Staff
(1924: Promoted to Colonel)
1929: Deputy Chief of the General Staff
(1929: Promoted to General)
1929 - 1930: Acting Commander, 5. Cēsis Infantry Regiment
1930 - 1932: Deputy Chief of the General Staff
1932 - 1933: Acting Commanding General, 4. Zemgale Division
1933 - 14 Feb 1934: Deputy Chief of the General Staff
14 Feb 1934 - 7 Oct 1939: Chief of the General Staff
7 Oct 1939 - 18 Jun 1940: Special Purposes Officer to the Commander-in-Chief of the Army
18 Jun 1940 - 27 Sep 1940: Latvian Army Liaison Officer to the Red Army

Principal Sources:
Lāčplēša Kara Ordeņa Kavalieri, published by Latvijas Valsts Vēstures Arhīvs
Latvijas Armijas Augstākie Virsnieki, published by Latvijas Valsts Vēstures Arhīvs
Latvijas Bruņotie Spēki, by Edgars Andersons
The Armed Forces of Latvia 1918 - 1940, by Andris J. Kursietis
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