The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Army General Valentin Antonovich Penkovskii

Penkovskii, Valentin Antonovich

Army General

* 14th of April 1904

† 26th of April 1969

(Валентин Антонович Пеньковский)


1942-10-01 Major-General
1944-09-13 Lieutenant-General
1961-05-05 Army General


1942-05-17 1942-08-02 Commanding Officer 76th Rifle Division
1942-06-05 1943-04-17 Chief of Staff, 21st Army
1943-04-17 1945-07-09 Chief of Staff, 6th Guards Army
1945-06-28 1946-XX-XX Chief of Staff, 25th Army
1946-XX-XX Chief of Staff, Carpathian Military District
Chief of Staff, Primorsk Military District
Chief of Staff Transbaikal Military District
1956-XX-XX Chief of Staff, Far Eastern Military District
1956-XX-XX Commander in Chief Far Eastern Military District
1961-07-XX 1964-07-XX Commander in Chief Belorussian Military District
1964-XX-XX Deputy Minister of Defence
1968-XX-XX 1969-XX-XX Inspector Ministry of Defence
Picture source: Courtesy of Ilya Mukhin