The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Marshal of Artillery Nikolai Dmitrievich Iakovlev

Iakovlev, Nikolai Dmitrievich

Marshal of Artillery

* 19th of December 1898

† 9th of May 1972

(Николай Дмитриевич Яковлев)


1938-11-23 Kombrig
1939-11-05 Komdiv
1940-06-04 Lieutenant-General of Artillery
1941-02-22 Colonel-General of Artillery
1944-02-21 Marshal of Artillery


1931-04-XX 1934-XX-XX Commanding Officer 9th Corps Artillery Regiment
1934-XX-XX 1937-XX-XX Commanding Officer Artillery, Polotsk Fortified Region
1937-XX-XX Commanding Officer Artillery, Belorussian Military District
Commanding Officer Artillery, Northern Caucasian Military District
1938-XX-XX 1941-06-14 Commanding Officer Artillery, Kiev Special Military District
1941-06-14 1986-11-XX Head of Main Artillery Directorate
1948-11-XX 1951-12-29 Deputy Minister of Armed Forces
1952-02-XX 1953-04-17 Arrested
1953-04-17 Released
1953-XX-XX 1955-01-XX Deputy Commander in Chief of Air Defence Forces
1953-04-XX 1964-04-XX Deputy Minister of Defence
1955-01-XX 1960-12-XX Commander in Chief of Air Defence Forces
1960-XX-XX Inspector Ministry of Defence
Picture source: Courtesy of Auke de Vlieger