The Generals of WWII

Generals from Soviet Union Flag for Soviet Union
Portrait of Colonel-General of Tank Troops Grigorii Nikolaevich Orel

Orel, Grigorii Nikolaevich

Colonel-General of Tank Troops

* 1904

† 3rd of February 1974

(Григорий Николаевич Орел)

Promotions

1942-11-17 Major-General of Tank Troops
1943-11-05 Lieutenant-General of Tank Troops
1962-04-27 Colonel-General of Tank Troops

Service

1942-XX-XX Commanding Officer Tank Forces, 16th Army
1942-XX-XX Commanding Officer Tank Forces, Don Front
1945-XX-XX Commanding Officer Tank & Mechanized Forces, 1st Baltic Front
1945-XX-XX Commanding Officer Tank & Mechanized Forces, Soviet Occupation Forces in Germany
1961-XX-XX 1969-XX-XX Inspector-General, Main Inspection, Ministry of Defence
Picture source: Courtesy of Ilya Mukhin