The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Colonel-General of Tank Troops Viktor Timofeevich Obukhov

Obukhov, Viktor Timofeevich

Colonel-General of Tank Troops

* 3rd of April 1898

† 26th of November 1975

(Виктор Тимофеевич Обухов)


1939-11-04 Kombrig
1940-06-04 Major-General
1943-11-05 Lieutenant-General of Tank Troops
1955-08-08 Colonel-General of Tank Troops


1929-07-XX 1931-04-XX Commanding Officer 8th Cavalry Regiment
1929-07-XX 1931-04-XX Military Commissar, 8th Cavalry Regiment
1931-04-XX 1934-04-XX Attending the Frunze Military Academy
1934-04-XX 1935-XX-XX At disposal of the Intelligence Directorate
1935-XX-XX 1937-09-XX Military Adviser to China
1937-09-XX Assistant Inspector, Cavalry Inspection
1939-05-XX Senior Inspector, Cavalry Inspection
1939-05-XX 1939-07-XX Attached to Operations Section, 1st Army Group
1939-07-XX 1939-12-XX Attached to Cavalry Inspection, Far Eastern Command
1939-12-XX 1940-12-XX Commandant of Borisovsk Cavalry Shool
1940-12-XX 1941-03-11 Commanding Officer Borisovsk Tank School
1941-03-11 1941-09-XX Commanding Officer 26th Tank Division
1941-09-XX 1943-03-02 Deputy Inspector-General of Cavalry
1943-03-02 1943-05-22 Deputy Commanding Officer 4th Guards Tank Army
1943-05-04 1945-11-XX Commanding Officer III Guards Mechanised Corps
1945-11-XX 1946-05-XX Commanding Officer 3rd Guards Mechanised Division
1946-05-XX 1947-03-XX Deputy Commanding 10th Mechanised Army
1947-03-XX 1948-08-XX Head of Combat Training Directorate, Tank & Mechanised Forces
1947-08-30 1950-03-17 Commanding Officer 4th Separate Guards Tank Division
1950-03-17 1951-12-15 Commanding Officer 4th Guards Mechanised Army
1951-12-XX 1952-12-XX Attending the Military Academy of the General Staff
1952-12-01 1953-08-08 First Deputy Commander in Chief Carpathian Military District
1953-10-01 1957-04-XX Commanding Officer 3rd Guards Mechanised Army
1957-04-XX 1958-04-15 Commanding Officer 18th Guards Army
1958-04-XX 1965-09-XX Deputy Commander in Chief of Tank Forces
1965-09-XX Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Ilya Mukhin