The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General of Aviation Aleksei Sergeevich Blagoveshchenskii

Blagoveshchenskii, Aleksei Sergeevich

Lieutenant-General of Aviation

* 18th of October 1909

† 24th of May 1994

(Алексей Сергеевич Благовещенский)


1940-05-04 Kombrig
1940-06-04 Major-General of Aviation
1943-04-30 Lieutenant-General of Aviation


1939-09-XX 1940-04-XX Commanding Officer 54th Fighter Aviation Brigade
1940-04-XX 1940-07-XX Commanding Officer 60th Fighter Aviation Brigade
1940-07-XX 1941-01-XX Commanding Officer 27th Aviation Division
1941-01-XX 1942-10-10 Deputy Commanding Officer Air Forces, Far Eastern Front
1942-10-10 1945-02-10 Commanding Officer II Fighter Aviation Corps
1945-02-16 Severely wounded
1945-09-XX 1947-07-XX Commandant of Senior Air Officers School, Moscow Military District
1947-07-XX 1949-02-XX Assistant Commanding Officer for Combat, 7th Air Army
1949-02-XX 1949-06-XX Assistant Commanding Officer for Combat, 62th Air Army
1949-06-XX 1953-03-XX Chief of Aircraft Test Section, Scientific Research Institute of the Air Force
1953-03-XX 1960-04-XX Head of Scientific Research Institute of the Air Force
1960-04-XX Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Ilya Mukhin