The Generals of WWII

Generals from Soviet Union Flag for Soviet Union
Portrait of Colonel-General Boris Alekseevich Pigarevich

Pigarevich, Boris Alekseevich


* 27th of May 1898

† 7th of October 1961

(Борис Алексеевич Пигаревич)


1939-11-04 Kombrig
1940-06-04 Major-General
1943-10-16 Lieutenant-General
1955-08-12 Colonel-General


1938-03-XX Assistant Chief of Staff, XXXIII Rifle Corps
1939-09-XX Chief of Staff, XXXIII Rifle Corps
1939-09-XX 1940-10-XX Chief of Staff, 14th Army
1941-07-15 1941-08-17 Chief of Operations Section, Western Theatre
1941-08-17 1941-09-02 Chief of Staff, 22nd Army
1941-10-XX 1942-01-XX Adjutant to Marshal K.E. Voroshilov
1942-01-12 1943-06-20 Chief of Staff, 5th Army
1943-05-18 1944-08-27 Chief of Staff, Karelian Front
1944-09-XX 1944-XX-XX Deputy Commanding Officer 14th Army
1944-11-05 1945-01-03 Commanding Officer CXXXI Rifle Corps
1945-08-XX 1946-01-XX Senior Instructor at Frunze Military Academy
1946-01-XX 1950-03-XX Instructor at Military Academy of the General Staff
1950-03-XX Transferred to the Polish Army
1950-03-XX 1957-06-XX Deputy Chief of the General Staff, Polish Army
1957-06-XX Returned to the Soviet Army
1957-06-XX 1959-08-XX Attached to the General Staff
1959-08-XX 1959-10-XX At disposal of the Main Personnel Directorate
1959-10-XX Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Ilya Mukhin