The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General Ivan Timofeevich Shlemin

Shlemin, Ivan Timofeevich


* 21st of March 1898

† 10th of January 1969

(Иван Тимофеевич Шлемин)


1937-11-02 Kombrig
1940-04-02 Komdiv
1940-06-04 Major-General
1943-03-19 Lieutenant-General


1936-12-XX 1937-11-XX Commanding Officer 201st Rifle Regiment
1937-11-XX 1940-07-29 Commandant of the Military Academy of the Staff
1940-07-29 1942-05-20 Chief of Staff, 11th Army
1942-05-12 1942-08-05 Chief of Staff, Northwestern Front
1942-12-05 1943-01-21 Chief of Staff, 1st Guards Army
1943-01-21 1943-04-20 Commanding Officer 5th Tank Army
1943-04-20 1943-05-17 Commanding Officer 12th Army
1943-05-21 1944-05-27 Commanding Officer 6th Army
1944-07-27 1945-01-16 Commanding Officer 46th Army
1945-07-XX 1948-04-XX Chief of Staff, Southern Group of Forces
1948-04-XX 1949-06-XX Deputy Chief of Staff, Ground Forces
1948-04-XX 1949-06-XX Head of Operations Directorate, Ground Forces
1949-06-XX 1954-XX-XX Chief of Staff, Central Group of Forces
1954-XX-XX 1962-XX-XX Instructor at Military Academy of the General Staff
1962-XX-XX Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Ilya Mukhin