Arseniy Golovko
Arseniy Grigoriyevich Golovko (Russian: Арсений Григорьевич Головко) (June 10, 1906 – May 17, 1962) was a Soviet admiral, whose naval service extended from the 1920s through the early Cold W...
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Lev Vladimirsky
Lev Anatolevich Vladimirsky (27 September 1903, Guryev – 7 September 1973, Moscow), was a Soviet naval officer and an Admiral (1954). He joined the Red Army as a volunteer during the Ru...
Mikhail Loginov
Mikhail Nikolayevich Loginov (Russian: Михаи́л Никола́евич Ло́гинов; November 21, 1903 in village of Ivanishinskiye Gorky (now in Staritsky District, Tver Oblast) – October 28, 1940 in Miskho...
Sergey Kavtaradze
Sergey or Sergo Kavtaradze (Georgian: სერგო ქავთარაძე, Sergo Kavtaradze; Russian: Сергей Иванович Кавтарадзе, Sergey Ivanovich Kavtaradze; 15 August 1885 – 17 October 1971) was a Soviet politician and...
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Sergey Gritsevets
Sergey Ivanovich Gritsevets (Belarusian: Сяргей Іванавіч Грыцавец, Russian: Серге́й Иванович Грицевец) (19 July 1909, Baranavichy Raion – 16 September 1939, Vitebsk) was a Soviet major, ...
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Rodion Malinovsky
Rodion Yakovlevich Malinovsky (Russian: Родио́н Я́ковлевич Малино́вский; 23 November 1898 – 31 March 1967) was a Soviet military commander in World War II and Defense Minister of the Soviet Union ...
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Ivan Yefimovich Petrov
Ivan Yefimovich Petrov (Russian: Иван Ефимович Петров; September 18, 1896, Trubchevsk — April 7, 1958, Moscow) was a Soviet Army General from 1941.
He began his military service in the Red Arm...
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Mikhail Kalinin
Mikhail Ivanovich Kalinin (Russian: Михаи́л Ива́нович Кали́нин; 19 November [O.S. 7 November] 1875 – June 3, 1946), known familiarly by Soviet citizens as "Kalinyc...
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Lazar Kaganovich
Lazar Moiseyevich Kaganovich (Russian: Ла́зарь Моисе́евич Кагано́вич; 22 November [O.S. 10 November] 1893 – 25 July 1991) was a Soviet politician and administrator and one of the...
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Vladimir Kirpichnikov (general)
Vladimir Vasilevich Kirpichnikov (Russian: Владимир Васильевич Кирпичников, 7 July 1903 – 28 August 1950) was a Soviet general of the Red Army. During World War II he served as commander of 43rd R...
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Nikolay Gerasimovich Kuznetsov
Nikolay Gerasimovich Kuznetsov (Russian: Никола́й Гера́симович Кузнецо́в) (July 24, 1904, Medvedki – December 6, 1974, Moscow) was a Soviet naval officer who achieved the rank of Admiral of the Fl...
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Petras Raslanas
Petras Raslanas (Russian: Пётр Раслан) (born March 25, 1914) is a revolutionary active during the Second World War.Raslanas, a Lithuanian, joined the Komsomol in 1931 and the Communist Party of L...
Joseph Stalin
Joseph Stalin or Iosif Vissarionovich Stalin (Russian: Ио́сиф Виссарио́нович Ста́лин, [ˈjɵsʲɪf vʲɪsɐˈrʲɵnəvʲɪtɕ ˈstalʲɪn]; born Ioseb Besarionis Dze Jugashvili, Georgian: იოსებ ბესარიონის ძე ჯ...
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Iosif Ratner
Iosif Markovich Ratner (Russian: Иосиф Маркович Ратнер; 26 August 1901 - 20 March 1953) was a Soviet military adviser with the Soviet embassies in Republican Spain and China during the Spanish Civ...
Antanas Sniečkus
Antanas Sniečkus (7 January 1903 [O.S. 25 December 1902] – January 22, 1974) was First Secretary of the Lithuanian Communist Party from August 1940 to January 22, 1974.
Antanas Snie...
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Soviet women in World War II
Soviet women played a major role in World War II (locally known as the Great Patriotic War or the Great Fatherland War). While most toiled in industry, transport, agriculture and other civilian roles...
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Nikolay Shvernik
Nikolay Mikhailovich Shvernik (Russian: Никола́й Миха́йлович Шве́рник, 19 May [O.S. 7 May] 1888 – 24 December 1970) was a Russian politician, who was the Chairman of the Presidiu...
Georgi Zakharov
Georgi Nefiodovich Zakharov (Russian: Георгий Нефёдович Захаров; 24 April 1908 - 6 January 1996) was a Soviet Air Force general.
Born to a peasant family, Zakharov graduated from an agricultur...
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Nachman Dushanski
Nachman Dushanski (also spelled Nachman Dushansky, Nachman Dushanskiy, Lithuanian: Nachmanas Dušanskis, Russian: Нахман Ноахович Душанский; December 29, 1919 in Šiauliai – February 20, 2008 i...
Panfilov's Twenty-Eight Guardsmen
Not to be confused with the Panfilovtsy in general.The Panfilov Division's Twenty-Eight Guardsmen (Russian: Двадцать восемь гвардейцев дивизии Панфилова trans. Dvadtsat Vosem Gvardeytsev Divizii Panfi...
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Aleksandr Mikhailovich Orlov
Alexander Mikhailovich Orlov (Russian: Александр Михайлович Орлов), born Lev Feldbin, 21 August 1895 – 25 March 1973), was a General in the Soviet secret police and NKVD Rezident in the Seco...