The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Leonid Dmitrievich Vasilevskii

Vasilevskii, Leonid Dmitrievich


* 6th of March 1901

† 16th of June 1978

(Леонид Дмитриевич Василевский)


1944-09-13 Major-General


1939-08-XX 1940-01-13 Commanding Officer 104th Rifle Regiment
1940-01-13 1940-03-13 Commanding Officer 25th Rifle Regiment
1940-05-XX 1941-10-XX Commanding Officer 236th Rifle Regiment
1941-10-XX 1942-03-XX Commanding Officer 492nd Rifle Regiment
1942-03-XX 1942-XX-XX Acting Commanding Officer 186th Cadets Rifle Brigade
1942-XX-XX At disposal of the Main Personnel Directorate
1942-XX-XX 1942-06-XX At disposal of Marshal K.E. Voroshilov
1942-06-XX 1942-12-XX Assistant Head of Control Group Formation of Rifle & Cavalry Units, and Marching Training in Reserve Brigades
1942-12-XX 1943-05-XX Attending the Military Academy of the General Staff
1943-06-XX 1943-07-25 Chief of Staff, 183rd Rifle Division
1943-07-25 1946-07-XX Commanding Officer 183rd Rifle Division
1946-07-XX 1948-01-XX Commanding Officer 70th Guards Rifle Division
1948-01-XX 1951-10-XX Commanding Officer 39th Guards Rifle Division
1951-10-XX 1952-10-XX Commanding Officer X Rifle Corps
1952-10-XX 1953-11-XX Attending the Military Academy of the General Staff
1953-11-XX 1955-04-01 Commanding Officer XVIII Rifle Corps
1955-04-01 Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Ilya Mukhin