The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Colonel-General of Artillery Nikolai Nikolaevich Zhdanov

Zhdanov, Nikolai Nikolaevich

Colonel-General of Artillery

* 30th of September 1902

† 22nd of April 1966

(Николай Николаевич Жданов)


1943-09-25 Major-General of Artillery
1944-11-18 Lieutenant-General of Artillery
1955-08-08 Colonel-General of Artillery


1938-04-XX 1941-XX-XX Instructor at Military Artillery Academy
1941-XX-XX Arrested
1941-XX-XX Released
1941-03-XX 1942-03-XX Commanding Officer 101st Howitzer Regiment
1942-03-XX 1942-05-XX Chief of Staff, Artillery 54th Army
1942-05-XX 1943-08-XX Chief of Staff, Artillery Leningrad Front
1942-08-XX 1943-09-XX Commanding Officer Artillery, 67th Army
1943-09-XX 1944-01-31 Commanding Officer Counter Artillery Corps
1944-01-31 1944-12-12 Commanding Officer III Artillery Corps
1944-12-12 1948-XX-XX Head of Tactics Department, Military Artillery Academy
1948-XX-XX 1948-11-XX Assistant Commandant of Military Artillery Academy
1948-11-XX 1950-02-XX Head of 3rd Department, Scientific Research Institute, Academy of Artillery Science
1950-02-XX 1953-11-XX Commandant of Higher Artillery Officer School
1953-11-XX 1955-05-XX Commandant of Military Radio Engineering Academy
1955-04-XX 1960-11-19 Head of Main Artillery Directorate
1960-11-19 1965-08-XX Head of Main Rocket & Artillery Directorate
1965-08-XX Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Ilya Mukhin