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Vasilevsky, Aleksandr Mikhailovich

Date of birth:
September 30th, 1895 (Novaya Golchikha/Kostroma Governorate, Russia)
Date of death:
December 5th, 1977 (Moscow, Soviet Union)
Buried on:
Kremlin Wall Necropolis
Nationality:
Soviet (1922-1991, People's Republic)

Biography

Aleksander Vasilevsky reached the rank of Marshall of the Sovie Union and received the Hero of the Soviet Union title twice.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Kombrig (Brigade Commander)
Awarded on:
1939
Orden Krasnoi Zvezdy
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General-polkovnik (Colonel-General)
Awarded on:
May 21st, 1942
Orden Lenina
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General-polkovnik (Colonel-General)
Unit:
Nachalnik Generalnogo shtaba (Chief of the General Staff)
Awarded on:
December 22nd, 1942
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General army (Army General)
Unit:
Nachalnik Generalnogo shtaba (Chief of the General Staff)
Awarded on:
January 28th, 1943
Orden Suvorova 1
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Unit:
Nachalnik Generalnogo shtaba (Chief of the General Staff)
Awarded on:
1943
Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire (GBE)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Unit:
Nachalnik Generalnogo shtaba (Chief of the General Staff)
Awarded on:
1943
Ceskoslovenský válecný kríž 1939
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Unit:
Nachalnik Generalnogo shtaba (Chief of the General Staff)
Awarded on:
April 10th, 1944
Orden Pobeda
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Unit:
Nachalnik Generalnogo shtaba (Chief of the General Staff)
Awarded on:
May 1st, 1944
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Unit:
Nachalnik Generalnogo shtaba (Chief of the General Staff)
Awarded on:
July 29th, 1944
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Unit:
Nachalnik Generalnogo shtaba (Chief of the General Staff)
Awarded on:
July 29th, 1944
Orden Lenina
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Unit:
Nachalnik Generalnogo shtaba (Chief of the General Staff)
Awarded on:
November 3rd, 1944
Orden Krasnogo Znameni
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Unit:
Nachalnik Generalnogo shtaba (Chief of the General Staff)
Awarded on:
1944
Legion of Merit - Chief Commander (LoM - CC)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Unit:
Nachalnik Generalnogo shtaba (Chief of the General Staff)
Awarded on:
1944
Grand Officier de l' Ordre National de la Legion d'Honneur
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Unit:
Nachalnik Generalnogo shtaba (Chief of the General Staff)
Awarded on:
1944
Croix de Guerre (1939-1945)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Unit:
Komanduyushchy 3 Belorusskogo fronta (Commander-in-Chief 3rd Belorussian Front)
Awarded on:
February 21st, 1945
Orden Lenina
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Awarded on:
May 9th, 1945
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Awarded on:
June 9th, 1945
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Unit:
Glavnokomanduyushchy sovetskimi voiskami na Dalnem Vostoke (Commander-in-Chief Soviet Troops in the Far East)
Awarded on:
September 6th, 1945
Orden Pobeda
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Unit:
Glavnokomanduyushchy sovetskimi voiskami na Dalnem Vostoke (Commander-in-Chief Soviet Troops Far East)
Awarded on:
September 8th, 1945
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Unit:
Glavnokomanduyushchy sovetskimi voiskami na Dalnem Vostoke (Commander-in-Chief Soviet Troops Far East)
Awarded on:
September 29th, 1945
Orden Lenina
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Unit:
Glavnokomanduyushchy sovetskimi voiskami na Dalnem Vostoke (Commander-in-Chief Soviet Troops in the Far East)
Awarded on:
September 30th, 1945
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Awarded on:
1945
Tsergyn gavyany ulaan tugyn odon
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Awarded on:
1945
Ceskoslovenský vojenský rád Bilého lva
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Awarded on:
May 7th, 1965
Yubileinaya medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Awarded on:
April 25th, 1975
Yubileinaya medal

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