The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General Nikolai Sergeevich Dronov

Dronov, Nikolai Sergeevich


* 14th of December 1897

† 6th of July 1979

(Николай Сергеевич Дронов)


1938-02-17 Kombrig
1938-07-23 Kombrig
1940-06-04 Major-General
1945-07-11 Lieutenant-General


1935-06-XX 1937-01-03 Commanding Officer 156th Rifle Regiment
1937-01-03 1937-08-XX Instructor at Infantry Commanders Advanced Training Course 'Vystrel'
1937-08-XX 1938-01-31 Assistant Commanding Officer 81st Rifle Division
1938-01-31 1938-07-XX Commanding Officer 81st Rifle Division
1938-07-XX 1939-09-XX Chief of Staff, Odessa Group of Forces
1939-09-XX 1940-07-XX Chief of Staff, 12th Army
1940-07-XX 1940-08-XX At disposal of the Command & Staff Directorate
1940-08-XX 1941-02-XX Chief of 3rd Section, Combat Training Directorate
1941-02-XX 1941-10-25 Assistant Head of Intelligence Directorate, General Staff
1941-02-XX 1941-10-25 Chief of Information Section, Intelligence Directorate, General Staff
1941-10-25 1941-12-13 Chief of Staff, 10th Army
1941-12-27 1942-11-10 Commanding Officer 19th Rifle Division
1942-11-11 1943-01-31 Chief of Staff, 29th Army
1943-01-30 1943-02-18 Chief of Staff, 1st Tank Army
1944-03-08 1945-09-10 Chief of Staff, 22nd Army
1945-09-XX 1946-11-XX Chief Military Adviser to Yugoslavia
1946-11-XX 1949-05-XX Deputy Chief of Staff, Far Eastern Military District
1946-11-XX 1949-05-XX Chief of Operations Section, Far Eastern Military District
1949-05-XX 1950-08-XX Attending the Military Academy of the General Staff
1950-08-XX 1953-12-XX First Deputy Commanding Officer 8th Guards Army
1950-08-XX 1953-12-XX Chief of Staff, 8th Guards Army
1953-12-XX 1958-06-04 Assistant Commander in Chief for Military Educational Institutions, Ural Military District
1958-06-04 Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Ilya Mukhin