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Vlasov, Andrey Andreyevich

Date of birth:
September 14th, 1901 (Lomakino, Russian Empire)
Date of death:
August 1st, 1946 (Moscow, Soviet Union)
Buried on:
Mass Graves Victims Communism New Cemetery Donskoye
Nationality:
Soviet (1922-1991, Socialist Republic)

Biography

Lieutenant General Andrey Vlasov was a Soviet general who collaborated with the Germans during the Second World War. Vlasov commanded the 120,000 - 130,000 strong Russian Liberation Army. He was hanged on 1 August 1946 for high treason.

All Soviet awards were revoked after his desertion.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1940
Orden Krasnogo Znameni (1925-1943)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 22nd, 1941
"For the successful completion of combat missions and outstanding achievements in combat and political training and education of troops"
Orden Lenina (1936-1943)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
January 2nd, 1942
Orden Krasnogo Znameni (1925-1943)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 1943

With swords
Tapferkeitsauszeichnung für Angehörige der Ostvölker 2. Klasse in Bronze
Jubilee Medal

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