The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Army General Nikolai Fedorovich Vatutin

Vatutin, Nikolai Fedorovich

Army General

* 3rd of October 1901

† 15th of April 1944

(Николай Федорович Ватутин)

Promotions

1938-02-22 Kombrig
1939-02-17 Komdiv
1939-11-04 Komkor
1940-06-04 Lieutenant-General
1942-12-07 Colonel-General
1943-02-12 Army General

Service

1931-11-XX 1936-02-XX Chief of Staff, 28th Mountain Rifle Division
1936-02-XX 1937-07-XX Chief of 1st Section, Siberian Military District
1937-07-XX 1938-10-27 Deputy Chief of Staff, Kiev Military District
1938-10-27 1940-07-26 Chief of Staff, Kiev Military Special District
1939-09-20 1939-11-14 Chief of Staff, Ukrainian Front
1940-07-26 1941-02-13 Head of Operations Directorate, General Staff
1941-02-13 1941-07-01 First Deputy Chief of the General Staff
1941-07-01 1942-05-12 Chief of Staff, Northwestern Front
1942-05-15 1942-07-11 Deputy Chief of the General Staff
1942-07-14 1942-10-22 Commander in Chief Voronezh Front
1942-10-25 1943-03-27 Commander in Chief Southwestern Front
1943-03-28 1943-10-20 Commander in Chief Voronezh Front
1943-10-20 1944-03-02 Commander in Chief 1st Ukrainian Front
1944-02-29 Severely wounded in an ambush by Ukrainian nationalists
1944-02-29 1944-04-15 Hospitalized
1944-04-15 Died of his wounds
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