The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Colonel-General of Aviation Ivan Lukich Turkel

Turkel, Ivan Lukich

Colonel-General of Aviation

* 9th of October 1903

† 6th of April 1983

(Иван Лукич Туркель)

Promotions

1941-10-29 Major-General of Aviation
1941-11-09 Major-General of Aviation
1943-05-28 Lieutenant-General of Aviation
1946-03-01 Colonel-General of Aviation

Service

1940-04-XX 1940-08-XX Commanding Officer 96th Long Range Bomber Aviation Regiment
1940-08-XX 1941-01-XX Assistant Commanding Officer 41st Bomber Aviation Division
1941-01-XX 1941-08-XX Commanding Officer 1st Mixed Aviation Division
1941-08-XX 1942-10-10 Commanding Officer Air Forces, 14th Army
1942-10-10 1943-02-06 Commanding Officer II Bomber Aviation Corps
1943-02-XX 1946-04-XX Inspector-General of the Air Force
1946-04-XX 1948-06-XX Head of Higher Military Schools Directorate, Air Force
1948-06-XX 1949-05-XX Attending the Military Academy of the General Staff
1949-05-XX 1950-12-XX Commanding Officer 26th Air Army
1950-12-XX Seconded to the Polish Air Force
1950-12-XX 1956-11-XX Commander in Chief of the Polish Air Force
1956-11-XX Returned to Soviet Union
1956-11-XX 1964-08-XX First Deputy Commander in Chief of Long Range Aviation
1964-08-XX 1968-12-XX Deputy Commander in Chief for Combat Training, Air Force
1968-12-XX Retired
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