The Generals of WWII

Generals from Soviet Union Flag for Soviet Union
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)

Promotions

1940-06-04 Lieutenant-General of Artillery
1941-02-22 Colonel-General of Artillery
1944-02-21 Marshal of Artillery

Service

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 Byelorussion Military District
Commanding Officer Artillery North Caucasian Military District
1940-XX-XX 1941-06-14 Commanding Officer Artillery Kiev Special Military District
1941-06-14 1946-XX-XX Head of Main Artillery Directorate, People's Commossariat of Defence
1946-XX-XX Deputy Commander in Chief Artillery
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 National Air Defence Forces
1955-01-XX 1960-12-XX Commander in Chief National Air Defence Forces
1960-XX-XX Inspector Ministry of Defence
Picture source: Courtesy of Auke de Vlieger