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Antonov, Aleksei Innokentyevich

Date of birth:
September 9th, 1896 (Grodno, Russian Empire)
Date of death:
June 16th, 1962 (Moscow, Soviet Union)
Buried on:
Kremlin Wall Necropolis
Nationality:
Soviet (1922-1991, Socialist Republic)

Biography

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Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Praporshchik (Ensign)
Awarded on:
1917
Order of St. Anna IV class
Rank:
Brigade Commandant
Awarded on:
1938
Jubilee Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General Major (Major General)
Awarded on:
December 13th, 1941
Orden Krasnogo Znameni (1925-1943)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General Leytenant (Lieutenant General)
Awarded on:
March 27th, 1942
Orden Krasnogo Znameni (1925-1943)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General Leytenant (Lieutenant General)
Awarded on:
1942
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General Leytenant (Lieutenant General)
Awarded on:
February 22nd, 1943
Orden Suvorova 1
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General Polkovnik (Colonel General)
Awarded on:
May 17th, 1943
Orden Otechestvennoi voiny 1
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General Armii (Army General)
Awarded on:
February 22nd, 1944
Orden Kutuzova 1
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General Armii (Army General)
Awarded on:
July 29th, 1944
Orden Suvorova 1
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General Armii (Army General)
Awarded on:
November 3rd, 1944
Orden Krasnogo Znameni (1943-1991)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General Armii (Army General)
Awarded on:
February 21st, 1945
"General of the Army A.I. Antonov, being the First Deputy Chief of the General Staff, in fact, since the spring of 1943, bears the whole burden of the work of the Chief of the General Staff at the Headquarters of the Supreme High Command and copes with it completely. Perfectly manages the work of the entire Central Office of NGOs."
Orden Lenina (1943-1991)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General Armii (Army General)
Unit:
Nachalnik Generalnogo shtaba (Chief of the General Staff)
Awarded on:
June 4th, 1945
Orden Pobeda
For planning combat operations and coordinating front operations throughout the war.

Antonov was the only Soviet recipient of this ordes who wasn't a Marshal of the Soviet Union.
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General Armii (Army General)
Awarded on:
September 14th, 1946
Orden Lenina (1943-1991)
Rank:
General Armii (Army General)
Awarded on:
July 20th, 1949
Orden Krasnogo Znameni (1943-1991)
Rank:
General Armii (Army General)
Awarded on:
September 22nd, 1956
Orden Lenina (1943-1991)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General Armii (Army General)
Order Wojenny Virtuti Militari - Krzyz Wielki z Gwiazda
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General Armii (Army General)
Commandeur de l' Ordre National de la Legion d'Honneur
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General Armii (Army General)

With palm
Croix de Guerre (1939-1945)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General Armii (Army General)
Ceskoslovenský válecný kríž 1939
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General Armii (Army General)
Rad Bileho lva I Class
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General Armii (Army General)
Orden partizanske zvezde sa zlatnim vencem
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General Armii (Army General)
Orden zasluga za narod sa zlatnom zvezdom
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General Armii (Army General)
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General Armii (Army General)
Medal
Rank:
General Armii (Army General)
Jubilee Medal
Rank:
General Armii (Army General)
Jubilee Medal
Rank:
General Armii (Army General)
Medal

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