The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General Vasilii Iakolevich Kachalov

Kachalov, Vasilii Iakolevich


* 27th of June 1890

† 4th of August 1941


1936-02-17 Komdiv
1938-02-22 Komkor
1939-02-08 Komandarm 2nd Rank
1940-06-04 Lieutenant-General


1923-07-XX 1923-10-XX Commanding Officer 1st Separate Cavalry Brigade
1923-10-XX 1924-11-XX Commanding Officer 11th Cavalry Division
1924-11-XX 1925-11-XX Inspector of Cavalry, Western Military District
1925-11-XX 1931-01-XX Commanding Officer 10th Cavalry Division
1931-01-XX 1936-05-XX Commanding Officer 6th Rifle Division
1936-06-XX 1937-06-XX Commanding Officer 22nd Rifle Division
1937-06-XX 1938-01-XX Commanding Officer IX Rifle Corps
1938-01-XX 1938-03-16 Deputy Commander in Chief Northern Caucasian Military District
1938-03-16 1940-06-11 Commander in Chief Northern Caucasian Military District
1940-06-11 1941-06-XX Commander in Chief Arkhangelsk Military District
1941-06-25 1941-08-04 Commanding Officer 28th Army
1941-08-04 Killed in Action
1941-08-16 Condemned to death in absentia, unknowing that he was Killed in Action
1953-12-23 Rehabilitated
Picture source: Courtesy of Ilya Mukhin