The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General Marko Atanasov Kolev

Kolev, Marko Atanasov


* 20th of November 1892

† 13th of April 1982

(Марко Атанасов Колев)


1932-09-03 Lieutenant-Colonel
1936-10-03 Colonel
1941-10-03 Major-General
1947-04-29 Lieutenant-General


1933-10-30 1934-06-20 Deputy Commanding Officer 3rd Cavalry Regiment
1934-06-28 1935-04-17 Deputy Commanding Officer 2nd Cavalry Regiment
1935-04-17 1935-11-15 Commanding Officer 2nd Cavalry Regiment
1935-11-15 Retired
1944-XX-XX Recalled
1944-11-01 1944-XX-XX Commanding Officer 1st Cavalry Division
1944-XX-XX 1945-XX-XX Inspector of Cavalry
1945-XX-XX Head of Bulgarian Military Mission to the Soviet 3rd Ukrainian Front
1946-01-01 1949-10-07 General Officer Commanding 3rd Army
1949-XX-XX Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Ilya Mukhin