The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General Pavel Vasilevich Zelenin

Zelenin, Pavel Vasilevich

Lieutenant-General

* 1902

† 1965

(NKVD)

(Павел Васильевич Зеленин)

Promotions

1939-11-25 Captain of State Security
1941-09-30 Major of State Security
1942-05-26 Senior Major of State Security
1943-02-14 Commissar of State Security
1943-05-26 Lieutenant-General
1954-12-03 Stripped of rank

Service

1939-12-11 1941-03-XX Chief of NKVD Road Traffic Section, Belostoksk Railway
1941-04-04 1941-08-06 Head of 1st Directorate, People's Commissariat of State Security NKGB, Belorussia SSR
1941-08-XX 1941-09-XX Chief of Counter-Intelligence Section, People's Commissariat of Internal Affairs NKVD, Belorussia SSR
1941-08-XX Chief of 3rd Branch, NKVD Special Section, Western Front
1941-08-XX 1941-09-14 Chief of 6th Branch, NKVD Special Section, Western Front
1941-09-14 1941-09-30 Chief of NKVD Special Section, 30th Army
1941-09-30 1942-08-04 Chief of NKVD Special Section, Southern Front
1942-08-04 1942-09-03 Chief of NKVD Special Section, Northern Caucasian Front
1942-09-03 1942-12-27 Chief of NKVD Special Section, Black Sea Group of Forces
1942-12-27 1943-04-15 Chief of NKVD Special Section Southwestern Front
1943-04-15 1944-04-29 Chief of Counter-Intelligence Section SMERSH, Western Front
1944-04-29 1945-08-12 Chief of Counter-Intelligence Section SMERSH, 3rd Belorussian Front
1945-08-12 1946-XX-XX Chief of Counter-Intelligence Section SMERSH, Soviet Group of Forces in Germany
1946-XX-XX 1947-04-01 Chief of Counter-Intelligence Section, Soviet Group of Forces in Germany
1947-04-01 1948-12-06 At disposal of Personnel Directorate, Ministry of State Security MGB
1948-12-06 Retired
1951-10-20 1954-05-15 Arrested
1954-04-XX Originally charged with high treason the charges were changed to misuse of state property
1954-05-15 Pardoned and released
Picture source: From: 'Kto rukovodil organami gosbezopasnosti 1941-1954' by N.V. Petrov, 2010