The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Ilia Ivanovich Shvygin

Shvygin, Ilia Ivanovich


* 17th of June 1888

† 13th of April 1944

(Илья Иванович Швыгин)


1937-08-08 Kombrig
1940-06-04 Major-General


1937-XX-XX 1938-XX-XX Assistant Commanding Officer 46th Rifle Division
1938-XX-XX Commanding Officer Reconnaissance & Construction, Kamenets-Podolsk Fortified Area
1938-09-26 1939-12-25 Commanding Officer Kiev Fortified Area
1939-12-25 1940-03-11 Commanding Officer 138th Rifle Division
1940-03-11 1940-12-12 Commandant of Podolsk Infantry School
1940-12-12 1941-04-26 In reserve
1941-04-26 1941-07-25 Commanding Officer Hanko Peninsula Fortified Area
1941-07-25 1941-08-31 Commanding Officer Krasnogvardeisk Fortified Area
1941-08-31 1941-11-10 Deputy Commanding Officer for Fortified Areas, 42nd Army
1941-11-10 1941-12-22 Commanding Officer 13th Rifle Division
1943-06-04 1943-07-30 Commanding Officer 40th Guards Rifle Division
1943-07-30 1944-04-13 Commanding Officer 320th Rifle Division
1944-04-13 Killed in Action
Picture source: Courtesy of Ilya Mukhin