The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Colonel-General Nikanor Dmitrievich Zakhvataev

Zakhvataev, Nikanor Dmitrievich


* 26th of July 1898

† 15th of February 1963

(Никанор Дмитриевич Захватаев)


1941-11-09 Major-General
1943-04-28 Lieutenant-General
1945-09-08 Colonel-General


1939-09-XX 1941-XX-XX Senior Instructor at Military Academy of the General Staff
1941-XX-XX Deputy Chief of Operations Section, Southwestern Front
1941-11-XX 1941-11-23 Chief of Staff, 19th Army
1941-11-20 1942-05-22 Chief of Staff, 1st Shock Army
1942-05-23 1942-09-26 Commanding Officer I Guards Rifle Corps
1942-12-12 1944-05-22 Commanding Officer XII Guards Rifle Corps
1944-05-23 1945-01-10 Commanding Officer 1st Shock Army
1945-03-01 1945-06-XX Commanding Officer 4th Guards Army
1945-06-26 1945-10-01 Commanding Officer 35th Army
1945-12-XX 1947-02-18 Commanding Officer 5th Army
1947-02-19 1950-03-13 First Deputy Commander in Chief Primorsk Military District
1947-02-19 1950-03-13 Chief of Staff, Primorsk Military District
1950-03-XX 1951-12-XX First Deputy Commander in Chief Belorussian Military District
1950-03-XX 1951-12-XX Chief of Staff, Belorussian Military District
1951-12-XX 1953-11-09 Commander in Chief Don Military District
1953-11-25 1955-04-XX First Deputy Commander in Chief Belorussian Military District
1955-XX-XX 1957-XX-XX Deputy Chief of the General Staff
1957-06-XX 1960-XX-XX Chief Military Adviser to the Hungarian Army
1960-XX-XX Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Ilya Mukhin