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Chuikov, Vasily Ivanovich

Date of birth:
February 12th, 1900 (Serebryaniye Prudy/Moscow Oblast, Russia)
Date of death:
March 18th, 1982 (Moscow, Soviet Union)
Buried on:
Mamayev Hill - "The Motherland Calls"
Nationality:
Soviet (1922-1991, Socialist Republic)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1940
Orden Krasnoi Zvezdy
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General-leitenant (Lieutenant-General)
Unit:
Komanduyushchy voiskami 62 Armiei (Commander 62nd Army)
Awarded on:
January 28th, 1943
Orden Suvorova 1
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General-leitenant (Lieutenant-General)
Unit:
Komanduyushchy voiskami 62 Armiei (Commander 62nd Army)
Awarded on:
1943
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Gvardy general-leitenant (Guards Lieutenant-General)
Unit:
Komanduyushchy voiskami 8 Gvardeiskoi Armiei (Commander 8th Guards Army)
Awarded on:
October 26th, 1943
Orden Lenina
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Gvardy general-polkovnik (Guards Colonel-General)
Unit:
Komanduyushchy voiskami 8 Gvardeiskoi Armiei (Commander 8th Guards Army)
Awarded on:
March 19th, 1944

Serial number 1958.
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Gvardy general-polkovnik (Guards Colonel-General)
Unit:
Komanduyushchy voiskami 8 Gvardeiskoi Armiei (Commander 8th Guards Army)
Awarded on:
March 19th, 1944

Goes with Gold Star nr. 1958.
Orden Lenina
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Gvardy general-polkovnik (Guards Colonel-General)
Unit:
Komanduyushchy voiskami 8 Gvardeiskoi Armiei (Commander 8th Guards Army)
Awarded on:
August 23rd, 1944
Orden Suvorova 1
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Gvardy general-polkovnik (Guards Colonel-General)
Unit:
Komanduyushchy voiskami 8 Gvardeiskoi Armiei (Commander 8th Guards Army)
Awarded on:
1944
Orden Krasnogo Znameni
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Gvardy general-polkovnik (Guards Colonel-General)
Unit:
Komanduyushchy voiskami 8 Gvardeiskoi Armiei (Commander 8th Guards Army)
Awarded on:
1944
Orden Krasnogo Znameni
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Gvardy general-polkovnik (Guards Colonel-General)
Unit:
Komanduyushchy voiskami 8 Gvardeiskoi Armiei (Commander 8th Guards Army)
Awarded on:
February 21st, 1945
Orden Lenina
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Gvardy general-polkovnik (Guards Colonel-General)
Unit:
Komanduyushchy voiskami 8 Gvardeiskoi Armiei (Commander 8th Guards Army)
Awarded on:
April 6th, 1945

Serial number 5208.
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Gvardy general-polkovnik (Guards Colonel-General)
Unit:
Komanduyushchy voiskami 8 Gvardeiskoi Armiei (Commander 8th Guards Army)
Awarded on:
May 29th, 1945
Orden Suvorova 1

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