The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Army General Afanasii Fedorovich Shcheglov

Shcheglov, Afanasii Fedorovich

Army General

* 15th of January 1912

† 28th of January 1995

(Афанасий Федорович Щеглов)


1944-06-03 Major-General
1949-05-11 Lieutenant-General
1958-05-18 Colonel-General
1970-04-29 Army General


1941-11-XX 1942-03-XX Commanding Officer 2nd Special Ski Volunteer Regiment
1942-03-XX 1942-06-XX Commanding Officer 690th Anti-Tank Artillery Regiment
1942-06-XX 1943-04-XX Chief of Operations Section, Leningrad Front
1943-04-XX 1944-10-05 Commanding Officer 63rd Guards Rifle Division
1944-10-09 1945-09-XX Commanding Officer XXX Guards Rifle Corps
1945-11-XX 1946-03-XX At disposal of the Military Council, Leningrad Military District
1946-03-XX 1948-04-XX Attending the Military Academy of the General Staff
1948-04-15 1949-06-16 Commanding Officer IV Guards Rifle Corps
1949-06-XX 1951-04-XX Commanding Officer Leningrad Air Defence Area
1951-04-XX 1954-04-XX Commanding Officer Ural Air Defence Area
1954-04-XX 1954-07-XX At disposal of the Main Personnel Directorate
1954-07-XX 1959-08-XX Commanding Officer Kiev Air Defence Army
1959-08-XX 1966-07-XX Commander in Chief Baku Air Defence District
1966-07-XX 1974-04-XX First Assistant Commander in Chief of Air Defences
1974-04-XX 1985-03-XX Representative of the Warsaw Pact to the Polish Ministry of National Defence
1985-03-XX 1992-05-XX Inspector-Counsellor, Group of Inspector-Generals, Ministry of Defence
1992-05-XX Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Ilya Mukhin