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Glazkov, Vasily Andreyevich

Date of birth:
January 1st, 1901 (Verderevschino, Russian Empire)
Date of death:
September 8th, 1942 (Verkhnyaya Yelshanka, Soviet Union)
Buried on:
Grave General Vasily Glazkov
Soviet (1922-1991, Socialist Republic)


Major general Vasily Glazkov was the commander of the 8th Airborne Corps and 35th Guards Rifle Division. He died of his wounds on 8 September 1942.

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Jubilee Medal
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 23rd, 1943

Posthumously awarded
Orden Lenina


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