The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Colonel-General of Aviation Nikolai Sergeevich Shimanov

Shimanov, Nikolai Sergeevich

Colonel-General of Aviation

* 27th of July 1901

† 1972

(Николай Сергеевич Шиманов)


1940-09-19 Brigade-Commissar
1942-12-20 Major-General of Aviation
1943-04-30 Lieutenant-General of Aviation
1944-02-04 Colonel-General of Aviation


1940-XX-XX Military Commissar, 41st Aviation Division
1941-12-13 1942-01-10 Military Commissar, Air Forces, Volkhov Front
1942-01-16 1942-03-01 Military Commissar, Air Forces, 50th Army
1943-03-17 1946-XX-XX Member of the Military Council of the Air Force
1946-04-07 1946-05-11 Arrested
1946-05-11 Sentenced to 4 years imprisonment
1952-03-XX Released
1953-05-26 Sentence annulled
1953-06-12 Rehabilitated
Picture source: Courtesy of Ilya Mukhin