The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General Nikolai Alekseevich Vasilev

Vasilev, Nikolai Alekseevich


* 27th of July 1900

† 27th of October 1971


(Николай Алексеевич Васильев)


1942-08-04 Major-General
1944-01-17 Lieutenant-General


1935-06-XX 1937-04-XX Commanding Officer 64th NKVD railway Regiment
1937-04-XX 1940-06-XX Commanding Officer 22nd NKVD Regiment
1940-06-XX 1941-06-XX Commanding Officer NKVD Border Troops, Armiansk District
1941-06-XX 1941-09-XX Chief of Staff, 250th Rifle Division
1941-09-XX 1942-01-17 Attending of the Military Academy of the General Staff
1942-01-17 1943-01-21 Commanding Officer 298th Rifle Division
1943-02-XX 1943-04-XX Deputy Commanding Officer 64th Army
1943-04-XX 1943-04-14 Deputy Commanding Officer 7th Guards Army
1943-04-14 1943-05-XX Commanding Officer XXIV Guards Rifle Corps
1944-05-28 1948-04-XX Commanding Officer I Rifle Corps
1948-04-XX 1949-04-XX Attending the Military Academy of the General Staff
1949-04-22 1949-12-XX Commanding Officer XXXVI Guards Rifle Corps
1949-12-XX 1950-11-XX Military Adviser to the North Korean People's Army
1950-07-XX 1950-11-XX Military Attaché to North Korea
1950-11-XX 1951-05-XX At disposal of the Main Personnel Directorate
1951-05-XX 1957-04-XX Senior Military Adviser to Romania
1957-04-XX 1958-05-XX Chief of Special Group, 5th Directorate, Main Intelligence Directorate GRU, General Staff
1958-05-XX 1959-10-XX Deputy Head of 5th Directorate, Main Intelligence Directorate GRU, General Staff
1959-10-XX 1964-04-XX Military Attaché to the Chinese People's Republic
1964-04-XX 1964-08-XX At disposal of Main Intelligence Directorate GRU, General Staff
1964-08-XX 1968-10-XX Head of Officers from People's Democracies Department, Military Diplomatic Academy
1968-10-XX Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Mikhail Eremenko