The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Colonel-General of Aviation Andrei Gerasimovich Rytov

Rytov, Andrei Gerasimovich

Colonel-General of Aviation

* 1907

† June 1967

(Андрей Герасимович Рытов)


1941-10-08 Brigade-Commissar
1942-11-20 Colonel
1944-05-16 Major-General of Aviation
1956-11-26 Lieutenant-General of Aviation
1961-05-09 Colonel-General of Aviation


1940-07-24 1941-07-28 Military Commissar, 6th Mixed Aviation Division
1941-07-28 1941-11-19 Military Commissar, Air Forces, 11th Army
1941-11-19 1942-03-18 Military Commissar, Air Forces, 57th Army
1942-06-12 1942-10-09 Military Commissar 244th Bomber Aviation Division
1942-10-09 1942-10-26 Deputy Commanding Officer for Political Affairs, 244th Bomber Aviation Division
1942-10-26 1943-06-16 Deputy Commanding Officer for Political Affairs, III Bomber Aviation Corps
1943-06-16 1944-03-03 Chief of the Political Section, III Bomber Aviation Corps 03.03.44-11.05.45: Member of the Military Council, 8th Air Army
Member of the Military Council of the Air Force
Head of Political Directorate of the Air Force
Picture source: Courtesy of Ilya Mukhin