The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Georgii Mikhailovich Zaitsev

Zaitsev, Georgii Mikhailovich


* 23rd of April 1895

† 13th of January 1961

(Георгий Михайлович Зайцев)


1943-01-19 Major-General


1931-05-XX 1937-07-XX Commanding Officer 98th Rifle Regiment
1937-07-XX 1937-11-XX Assistant Commanding Officer 33rd Rifle Division
1937-11-XX 1939-02-XX Member of the Soviet Military Mission in China
1939-02-XX 1940-10-XX Assistant Commanding Officer XX Rifle Corps
1940-10-XX 1941-07-XX Attending the Military Academy of the General Staff
1941-07-XX 1941-09-XX Attached to the Commander in Chief of Western Theatre
1941-09-XX 1941-12-XX Chief of Operations Section, 22nd Army
1941-12-XX 1942-04-18 Chief of Staff, Operational Group, Kalinin Front
1942-04-18 1943-01-15 Commanding Officer 127th Rifle Division
1943-01-15 1943-03-16 Commanding Officer 62nd Guards Rifle Division
1943-03-16 1945-05-XX Prisoner of War
1945-05-27 1945-12-XX Arrested
1945-12-XX Released
1945-12-XX 1946-03-XX At disposal of the Main Personnel Directorate
1946-03-XX 1947-04-XX Attending Frunze Military Academy
1947-04-XX 1955-08-XX Head of the Military Department, All-Union Cinematography Institute
1955-08-XX Retired
Picture source: From Sovetskie Generaly v Plenu by Fedor Sverdlov, 1999