The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Petr Gavrilovich Tsirulnikov

Tsirulnikov, Petr Gavrilovich


* 3rd of July 1900

† 28th of January 1985

(Петр Гаврилович Цирульников)


1938-08-16 Colonel
1939-01-21 Kombrig
1940-06-04 Major-General


1937-06-15 1939-01-21 Commanding Officer 168th Rifle Regiment
1939-01-21 1941-10-08 Commanding Officer 51st Rifle Division
1941-10-08 1941-11-11 Prisoner of War
1941-11-11 Escaped
1942-01-XX 1942-02-18 At disposal of the Main Personnel Directorate
1942-02-18 1952-03-24 Arrested
1944-01-29 Dismissed from the Army
1952-03-24 Condemned to 12 years imprisonment
1953-07-28 Released and rehabilitated
1953-08-XX Reinstated in the Army
1953-12-XX 1955-01-XX Attending the Military Academy of the General Staff
1955-01-XX 1957-01-09 Head of the Military Department, Moscow Aviation Institute
1957-01-09 Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Ilya Mukhin