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Grechko, Andrei Antonovich

Date of birth:
October 17th, 1903 (Golodayevka/Rostov Oblast, Russia)
Date of death:
April 26th, 1976 (Moscow, Soviet Union)
Buried on:
Kremlin Wall Necropolis
Nationality:
Soviet (1922-1991, People's Republic)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
Komandir 34 otdelnoi kavaleryskoi divizii (Commander 34th Independent Cavalry Division)
Awarded on:
November 5th, 1941
Orden Krasnogo Znameni
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General-mayor (Major-General)
Unit:
Komanduyushchy 18 armiei (Chief of Staff 18th Army)
Awarded on:
December 13th, 1942
Orden Lenina
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General-mayor (Major-General)
Unit:
Komanduyushchy 56 armiei (Commander 56th Army)
Awarded on:
February 28th, 1943
Orden Suvorova 2
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General-leitenant (Lieutenant-General)
Unit:
Komanduyushchy 56 armiei (Commander 56th Army)
Awarded on:
October 9th, 1943
Orden Kutuzova 1
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General-polkovnik (Colonel-General)
Unit:
Komanduyushchy 1 gvardeiskoi armiei (Commander 1st Guards Army)
Awarded on:
January 10th, 1944
Orden Bogdana Khmelnitskogo 1
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General-polkovnik (Colonel-General)
Unit:
Komanduyushchy 1 gvardeiskoi armiei (Commander 1st Guards Army)
Awarded on:
May 1st, 1944
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General-polkovnik (Colonel-General)
Unit:
Komanduyushchy 1 gvardeiskoi armiei (Commander 1st Guards Army)
Awarded on:
May 29th, 1944
Orden Suvorova 1
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General-polkovnik (Colonel-General)
Unit:
Komanduyushchy 1 gvardeiskoi armiei (Commander 1st Guards Army)
Awarded on:
September 12th, 1944
Orden Kutuzova 1
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General-polkovnik (Colonel-General)
Unit:
Komanduyushchy 1 gvardeiskoi armiei (Commander 1st Guards Army)
Awarded on:
November 3rd, 1944
Orden Krasnogo Znameni
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General-polkovnik (Colonel-General)
Unit:
Komanduyushchy 1 gvardeiskoi armiei (Commander 1st Guards Army)
Awarded on:
February 21st, 1945
Orden Lenina
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General-polkovnik (Colonel-General)
Unit:
Komanduyushchy 1 gvardeiskoi armiei (Commander 1st Guards Army)
Awarded on:
May 9th, 1945
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General-polkovnik (Colonel-General)
Unit:
Komanduyushchy 1 gvardeiskoi armiei (Commander 1st Guards Army)
Awarded on:
May 23rd, 1945
Orden Suvorova 1
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General-polkovnik (Colonel-General)
Unit:
Komanduyushchy 1 gvardeiskoi armiei (Commander 1st Guards Army)
Awarded on:
June 9th, 1945
Medal
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

Sources

  • Photo 1: Public Domain
  • - Velikaya Otechestvennaya Komandarmy - Voyenny Biografichesky Slovar, Kuchkovo Pole, Moscow, 2005
    - Marshals.narod.ru
    - Warheroes.ru

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