The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Marshal of Soviet Union Leonid Aleksandrovich Govorov

Govorov, Leonid Aleksandrovich

Marshal of Soviet Union

* 22nd of February 1896

† 19th of March 1955

(Леонид Александрович Говоров)


1936-02-05 Kombrig
1940-03-21 Komdiv
1940-06-04 Major-General of Artillery
1941-11-09 Lieutenant-General of Artillery
1943-01-15 Colonel-General
1943-11-17 Army General
1944-06-18 Marshal of Soviet Union


1931-05-XX Commanding Officer Artillery, Rybnitsk Fortified Area
1934-07-XX Commanding Officer Artillery, XIV Rifle Corps
1936-02-XX Commanding Officer Artillery, XV Rifle Corps
1936-02-XX 1936-10-XX Chief of 1st Section, Artillery, Kiev Military District
1937-04-XX 1939-10-XX Senior Instructor at the Military Artillery Academy
1939-10-XX 1940-03-XX Chief of Staff, Artillery, 7th Army [Finland]
1940-03-08 1941-05-XX Deputy Inspector-General of Artillery
1941-05-XX 1941-07-XX Commandant of Military Artillery Academy
1941-07-XX 1941-08-XX Commanding Officer Artillery, Western Theatre
1941-08-XX 1941-10-05 Commanding Officer Artillery, Reserve Front
1941-10-05 1941-10-12 Deputy Commanding Officer Mozhaisk Defence Line
1941-10-12 1941-10-18 Commanding Officer Artillery, Western Front
1941-10-18 1942-04-25 Commanding Officer 5th Army
1942-04-25 1942-06-03 Commanding Officer Leningrad Group of Forces, Leningrad Front
1942-06-10 1945-07-24 Commander in Chief Leningrad Front
1945-02-09 1945-03-31 Commander in Chief 2nd Baltic Front
1945-07-09 1946-04-27 Commander in Chief Leningrad Military District
1946-04-XX 1950-02-25 Deputy Minister of the Armed Forces
1946-04-XX 1950-03-26 Chief Inspector, Ministry of the Armed Forces
1946-12-11 1950-03-26 Head of Higher Military Schools Directorate
1948-07-07 1952-07-07 Commander in Chief of Air Defence Forces
1950-02-25 1953-03-15 Deputy Minister of War
1950-02-25 1950-03-26 Chief Inspector, Ministry of War
1953-04-21 1954-05-27 Deputy Minister of Defence
1953-04-21 1954-05-27 Chief Inspector, Ministry of Defence
1954-05-27 1955-04-14 Commander in Chief of Air Defence Forces
1954-05-XX 1955-03-19 Deputy Minister of Defence
Picture source:Говоров,_Леонид_Александрович