The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General of Signal Troops Iosif Nesterovich Kovalev

Kovalev, Iosif Nesterovich

Lieutenant-General of Signal Troops

* 24th of September 1893

† 13th of October 1969

(Иосиф Нестерович Ковалев)


1939-11-29 Kombrig
1940-06-04 Major-General of Signal Troops
1942-01-02 Lieutenant-General of Signal Troops


1932-09-XX 1938-04-XX Commanding Officer 7th Signal Regiment
1933-07-XX 1938-04-XX Military Commissar, 7th Signal Regiment
1938-04-XX 1939-12-XX Chief of Signal Section, Leningrad Military District
1939-12-XX 1940-XX-XX Chief of Signal Section, 7th Army
1940-XX-XX 1941-06-XX Chief of Signal Section, Leningrad Military District
1941-06-24 1941-08-23 Chief of Signal Section, Northern Front
1941-08-27 1945-07-09 Chief of Signal Section, Leningrad Front
1945-07-09 1948-08-XX Chief of Signal Section, Leningrad Military District
1948-08-XX 1949-09-XX Attending the Military Academy of the General Staff
1949-09-XX 1951-02-XX Chief of Signal Section, Western Siberian Military District
1951-02-XX 1953-08-31 Chief of Signal Section, Carpathian Military District
1953-08-31 1958-02-27 Head of Higher Academy Course, Military Signal Academy
1958-02-27 Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Ilya Mukhin