The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Marshal of Soviet Union Georgii Konstantinovich Zhukov

Zhukov, Georgii Konstantinovich

Marshal of Soviet Union

* 2nd of December 1896

† 18th of June 1974

(Георгий Константинович Жуков)


1935-11-26 Kombrig
1938-02-22 Komdiv
1939-07-31 Komkor
1940-06-04 Army General
1943-01-18 Marshal of Soviet Union


1923-07-XX 1930-04-XX Commanding Officer 39th Cavalry Regiment
1930-04-XX 1931-03-XX Commanding Officer 2nd Cavalry Brigade
1931-03-XX 1933-03-XX Assistant Inspector of Cavalry
1933-03-XX 1937-07-XX Commanding Officer 4th Cavalry Division
1937-07-XX 1938-02-XX Commanding Officer III Cavalry Corps
1938-02-XX 1938-07-XX Commanding Officer VI Cavalry Corps
1938-07-XX 1939-06-01 Deputy Commander in Chief Belorussian Special Military District
1939-06-06 1939-XX-XX Commanding Officer LVII Special Rifle Corps
1939-XX-XX 1940-04-XX Commander in Chief Soviet-Mongolian Forces Group of Forces
1940-04-XX 1940-06-XX At disposal of the People's Commissar of Defence
1940-06-07 1941-01-14 Commander in Chief Kiev Special Military District
1940-06-XX 1940-07-XX Commander in Chief Southern Front
1940-07-24 1941-06-23 Member of the Supreme Military Council of the Red Army
1941-01-14 1941-07-30 Chief of the General Staff
1941-02-01 1941-07-30 Deputy People’s Commissar of Defence
1941-06-23 1941-07-10 Member of the High Command
1941-07-10 1941-08-08 Member of the High Command 20.07.41-12.09.41: Commander in Chief Reserve Front
1941-08-08 1945-XX-XX Deputy Chairman of the High Command
1941-09-13 1941-10-10 Commander in Chief Leningrad Front
1941-10-08 1941-10-12 Commander in Chief Reserve Front
1941-10-13 1942-08-26 Commander in Chief Western Front
1942-02-01 1942-05-05 Commander in Chief Western Theatre
1942-08-26 1945-XX-XX Deputy Commander in Chief Soviet Armed Forces
1942-08-27 1943-XX-XX First Deputy People’s Commissar of Defence
1944-03-02 1944-05-24 Commander in Chief 1st Ukrainian Front
1944-11-16 1945-06-10 Commander in Chief 1st Belorussian Front
1945-06-11 1946-03-20 Commander in Chief Soviet Group of Forces in Germany
1946-03-21 1946-06-03 Commander in Chief of Ground Forces
1946-03-21 1946-06-03 Deputy Minister of the Armed Forces
1946-06-03 1948-02-10 Commander in Chief Odessa Military District
1948-02-12 1953-03-15 Commander in Chief Ural Military District
1953-03-15 1955-02-08 First Deputy Minister of Defence
1955-02-09 1957-10-26 Minister of Defence
Picture source: Courtesy of Auke de Vlieger