The Generals of WWII

Generals from Soviet Union Flag for Soviet Union
Portrait of Colonel-General Mikhail Petrovich Kirponos

Kirponos, Mikhail Petrovich

Colonel-General

* 9th of January 1892

† 20th of September 1941

(Михаил Петрович Кирпонос)

Promotions

1935-11-26 Kombrig
1939-11-04 Komdiv
1940-06-04 Lieutenant-General
1941-02-22 Colonel-General

Service

1927-XX-XX 1929-05-XX Chief of Staff, 44 Rifle Division
1931-01-XX 1934-03-XX Deputy Chief of Staff, 55th Rifle Division
1934-03-XX 1939-11-XX Commandant of Kazan Infantry School
1939-11-XX 1940-04-XX Commanding Officer 70th Division [Finland]
1940-04-XX 1940-06-XX Commanding Officer IL Corps
1940-07-03 1941-01-14 Commander in Chief Leningrad Military District
1941-01-14 1941-06-22 Commander in Chief Kiev Special Military District
1941-06-22 1941-09-20 Commander in Chief Southwestern Front
1941-09-20 Killed in Action
Picture source: http://www.knowbysight.info