The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Vasilii Andreevich Leshchinin

Leshchinin, Vasilii Andreevich


* 8th of August 1905

† 3rd of October 1983

(Василий Андреевич Лещинин)


1942-03-19 Lieutenant-Colonel
1943-03-22 Colonel
1943-09-25 Major-General


1942-06-XX 1943-02-XX Commanding Officer 112th Guards Rifle Regiment
1943-02-XX 1943-04-XX Acting Commanding Officer 39th Guards Rifle Division
1943-04-XX 1943-12-XX Commanding Officer 39th Guards Rifle Division
1943-12-XX 1944-01-XX Commanding Officer 15th Guards Airborne Division
1944-01-XX 1945-01-30 Commanding Officer 100th Guards Rifle Division
1945-01-30 1945-03-XX At disposal of the Main Personnel Directorate
1945-03-XX 1945-04-24 Assistant Commanding Officer LXXV Rifle Corps
1945-04-24 1945-05-11 Acting Commanding Officer LXXV Rifle Corps
1945-07-XX 1945-10-XX Commanding Officer 20th Guards Rifle Division
1945-10-XX 1946-07-XX Commanding Officer 25th Guards Mechanised Division
1946-07-XX 1947-01-XX Commanding Officer 126th Guards Rifle Division
1947-01-XX 1949-02-XX Attending the Military Academy of the General Staff
1949-02-XX 1949-12-XX Head of Operation Section, Operation Directorate, Main Air-Defence Staff
1949-12-XX 1952-02-XX Assistant Commanding Officer II Guards Rifle Corps
1952-02-XX 1953-10-XX Assistant Commanding Officer LXXXVII Rifle Corps
1953-10-XX 1955-09-XX Attached to Far Eastern Military District
1955-09-XX 1956-01-26 Assistant Commanding Officer XXXII Rifle Corps
1956-01-26 Retired
Picture source: From anonymous contributor