The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Division-Commissar Dmitrii Aleksandeovich Lestev

Lestev, Dmitrii Aleksandeovich

Division-Commissar

* 1904

† 18th of November 1941

(Дмитрий Александрович Лестев)

Promotions

1940-01-09 Brigade-Commissar
1940-06-19 Division-Commissar

Service

1939-07-XX 1939-08-XX Acting Military Commissar, 93rd Rifle Division
1939-08-XX 1939-11-XX Military Commissar, 93rd Rifle Division
1939-11-XX 1939-XX-XX Deputy Chief of the Political Section, Leningrad Military District
1939-XX-XX 1940-05-XX Military Commissar, I Rifle Corps
1940-05-XX 1940-07-XX Acting Chief of the Political Section, 8th Army
1940-07-XX Chief of the Political Section, 8th Army
1941-07-20 1941-11-18 Member of the Military Council, Western Front
1941-09-08 1941-11-18 Chief of the Political Section, Western Front
1941-11-18 Killed in Action
Picture source: Courtesy of Ilya Mukhin