The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Colonel-General of Aviation Ivan Dmitrievich Klimov

Klimov, Ivan Dmitrievich

Colonel-General of Aviation

* 24th of June 1904

† 29th of October 1978

(Иван Дмитриевич Климов)


1941-10-28 Major-General of Aviation
1943-11-16 Lieutenant-General of Aviation
1944-08-22 Colonel-General of Aviation


1938-05-XX 1940-08-XX Commanding Officer 27th Fighter Aviation Regiment
1940-08-XX 1940-12-XX Deputy Commanding Officer 24th Fighter Aviation Division
1941-02-11 1941-07-06 Commanding Officer 24th Fighter Aviation Division
1941-06-20 1941-11-09 Commanding Officer VI Fighter Aviation Corps
1941-11-09 1942-03-20 Deputy Commanding Officer Territorial Fighter Aviation Air Defence Forces
1942-03-20 1942-04-XX At disposal of the Commander in Chief of the Air Force
1942-04-XX 1942-06-XX Commanding Officer 15th Assault Aviation Group
1942-06-07 1942-07-21 Commanding Officer 236th Fighter Aviation Division
1943-02-15 1944-08-26 Commanding Officer V Fighter Aviation Corps
1944-08-26 1946-XX-XX Commanding Officer Fighter Aviation, Air Defence Forces
1949-02-XX 1950-07-XX Inspector-General of Fighter Aviation
1950-07-XX 1953-05-XX Deputy Chief Inspector of the Air Force
1953-05-XX 1956-08-XX Inspector-General of the Air Force
1956-08-XX 1959-02-XX Deputy Chief Military Adviser of Air Defence Forces & Air Force to the Bulgarian Ministry of Defence
1959-02-XX Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Ilya Mukhin