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Zashihin, Gabriel Savelievich

Date of birth:
April 8th, 1898 (Lumpun, Russian Empire)
Date of death:
October 15th, 1952 (Moscow, Soviet Union)
Buried on:
St. John Useknovenskoe Cemetery
Nationality:
Soviet (1922-1991, People's Republic)

Biography

Colonel General of the Artillery Gabriel Zashilin was a Soviet general during the Second World War.

Commande Air defense of the Eastern Front (June 1943 - 29 March 1944)
Commander Air defense of the Southern Front (29 March - 24 December 1944)
Commander Air defense of the South Western Front (29 March 1944 - 9 May 1945)

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 1st, 1942
Orden Lenina (1936-1943)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 29th, 1944
Orden Krasnogo Znameni (1943-1991)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 3rd, 1944
Orden Krasnogo Znameni (1943-1991)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 18th, 1944
Orden Kutuzova 1
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 21st, 1945
Orden Lenina (1943-1991)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 17th, 1945
Orden Suvorova 2
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 20th, 1949
Orden Krasnogo Znameni (1943-1991)

Sources

  • - The Great Patriotic War. Commanders. Military Biographical Dictionary (2005)
    - Zashikhin Gavriil Savelievich // Great Russian Encyclopedia (2008)

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