The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Aleksandr Alekseevich Volkhin

Volkhin, Aleksandr Alekseevich


* 28th of August 1897

† 29th of September 1974

(Александр Алексеевич Вольхин)


1939-11-04 Kombrig
1940-06-04 Major-General
1942-12-XX Demoted to Major
1943-02-XX Lieutenant-Colonel
1944-01-17 Major-General


1936-02-XX 1937-07-XX Assistant Chief of 1st Section, IV Rifle Corps
1937-07-XX 1939-08-18 Commanding Officer 5th Rifle Regiment
1939-08-19 1941-08-28 Commanding Officer 145th Rifle Division
1941-08-28 1942-05-10 Commanding Officer 16th Reserve Rifle Brigade
1942-05-10 1942-08-17 Commanding Officer 147th Rifle Division
1942-12-XX Arrested and condemned to death, but sentence changed to 10 years imprisonment
1943-02-XX Released
1943-02-XX 1943-02-13 Deputy Commanding Officer 927th Rifle Regiment
1943-02-13 1943-08-12 Commanding Officer 927th Rifle Regiment
1943-03-XX Sentence annulled
1943-08-12 1943-10-21 Commanding Officer 251st Rifle Division
1943-10-31 1944-01-25 Commanding Officer 251st Rifle Division
1944-02-16 1944-07-11 Commanding Officer 251st Rifle Division
1944-09-26 1944-10-17 Commanding Officer XXXXV Rifle Corps
1944-11-10 1945-01-29 Commanding Officer 371st Rifle Division
1945-02-XX 1946-02-XX Deputy Commanding Officer LIV Rifle Corps
1946-02-XX 1946-07-XX Commanding Officer 263rd Rifle Division
1946-07-XX 1947-03-XX Commanding Officer 19th Separate Rifle Brigade
1947-03-XX 1948-01-XX Head of Infantry Officers' Advanced Training Course, Moscow Military District
1948-01-XX 1950-03-XX Head of Combined Officers' Course, Moscow Military District
1951-05-XX 1953-06-XX Head of the Military Department, Voronezh Forestry Institute
1953-06-XX Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Mikhail Eremenko