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Sokolovsky, Vasily Danilovich

Date of birth:
July 21st, 1897 (Kozliki/Grodno oblast, Russia)
Date of death:
May 10th, 1968 (Moscow, Soviet Union)
Buried on:
Kremlin Wall Necropolis
Nationality:
Soviet

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General-leitenant (Lieutenant-General)
Unit:
Zamestitel nachalnika Generalnogo shtaba (plaatsvervangend Chef van de Generale Staf)
Awarded on:
February 22nd, 1941
Orden Lenina
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General-leitenant (Lieutenant-General)
Unit:
Nachalnik shtaba Zapadnogo fronta (chef-staf Westelijke Front)
Awarded on:
January 2nd, 1942
Orden Lenina
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General-leitenant (Lieutenant-General)
Unit:
Nachalnik shtaba Zapadnogo napravlenia (chef-staf Westelijke Richting)
Awarded on:
March 31st, 1942
Orden Respubliki
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General-polkovnik (Colonel-General)
Unit:
Komanduyushchy voiskami Zapadnogo fronta (commandant Westelijke Front)
Awarded on:
April 9th, 1943
Orden Suvorova 1
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General army (Army General)
Unit:
Komanduyushchy voiskami Zapadnogo fronta (commandant Westelijke Front)
Awarded on:
August 27th, 1943
Orden Kutuzova 1
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General army (Army General)
Unit:
Komanduyushchy voiskami Zapadnogo fronta (commandant Westelijke Front)
Awarded on:
August 28th, 1943
Orden Suvorova 1
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General army (Army General)
Unit:
Nachalnik shtaba 1 Ukrainskogo fronta (chef-staf 1e Oekra´nse Front)
Awarded on:
August 25th, 1944
Orden Kutuzova 1
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General army (Army General)
Unit:
Nachalnik shtaba 1 Ukrainskogo fronta (chef-staf 1e Oekra´nse Front)
Awarded on:
November 3rd, 1944
Orden Krasnogo Znameni
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General army (Army General)
Unit:
Nachalnik shtaba 1 Ukrainskogo fronta (chef-staf 1e Oekra´nse Front)
Awarded on:
February 21st, 1945
Orden Lenina
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General army (Army General)
Unit:
Zamestitel komanduyushchego 1 Belorusskogo fronta (plaatsvervangend commandant 1e Wit-Russische Front)
Awarded on:
April 6th, 1945
Orden Suvorova 1
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General army (Army General)
Unit:
Zamestitel komanduyushchego 1 Belorusskogo fronta (plaatsvervangend commandant 1e Wit-Russische Front)
Awarded on:
May 29th, 1945
Serial number 6454.
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General army (Army General)
Unit:
Zamestitel komanduyushchego 1 Belorusskogo fronta (plaatsvervangend commandant 1e Wit-Russische Front)
Awarded on:
May 29th, 1945
Goes with Gold Star number 6454.
Orden Lenina
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General army (Army General)
Unit:
Zamestitel komanduyushchego 1 Belorusskogo fronta (plaatsvervangend commandant 1e Wit-Russische Front)
Awarded on:
July 12th, 1945
Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)

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