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Officers of the 51st Army. 1943-1945
Commander of the 51st Army, Lieutenant General Ya. Kreuzer (in the center). 1943-1945
Officers and soldiers of the 51st Army. 1943-1945
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Mitrofan Nedelin (1902-1960), a native of Borisoglebsk, the first Commander-in-chief of the rocket forces, Hero of the Soviet Union (second from the left), among Soviet marshals in the Kremlin on the occasion of awarding him the military rank Chief Marshal of Artillery
Major General M. Katukov (left), the valiant commander of the 1st Guards Tank Brigade, which became famous in the battle of Moscow
Colonel P. Gudz with the banner of the 31st Guards Division
Military parade on November 7, 1941 in the city of Voronezh
Porfiry Gudz (left) and Dmitry Malkov
Command of the 328th (31st Guards) Rifle Division
Command and Political Department of the 239th Rifle Division. Western front, February 1942
Hero of the Soviet Union, General of Army Ivan Shkadov (in full dress uniform), veteran of the Great Patriotic War
Hero of the Soviet Union, General of Army Peter Laschenko (in full dress uniform), veteran of the Great Patriotic War
Double Hero of the Soviet Union, General of Army Afanasy Beloborodov (in full dress uniform), veteran of the Great Patriotic War
Double Hero of the Soviet Union, General of Army, Afanasy Beloborodov (standing), veteran of the Great Patriotic War
Double Hero of the Soviet Union, General of Army, Afanasy Beloborodov, veteran of the Great Patriotic War
Major General of Medical Service Alexey Edel-Smolnikov (in uniform with awards), veteran of the Great Patriotic War
Hero of the Soviet Union, Colonel Vasily Shcherbina, veteran of the Great Patriotic War
Portrait. Hero of the Soviet Union, Colonel Pavel Shevelev
Hero of the Soviet Union, Colonel General Pavel Chupikov, veteran of the Battle of Lake Khasan and the Great Patriotic War
Hero of the Soviet Union, Major General Korniliy Cherepanov, veteran of the battles of the Chinese Eastern Railway, of Lake Khasan, the Great Patriotic War
Officers of the 51st Army. 1943-1945
Commander of the 51st Army, Lieutenant General Ya. Kreuzer (in the center). 1943-1945
Officers and soldiers of the 51st Army. 1943-1945
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Mitrofan Nedelin (1902-1960), a native of Borisoglebsk, the first Commander-in-chief of the rocket forces, Hero of the Soviet Union (second from the left), among Soviet marshals in the Kremlin on the occasion of awarding him the military rank Chief Marshal of Artillery
Major General M. Katukov (left), the valiant commander of the 1st Guards Tank Brigade, which became famous in the battle of Moscow
Colonel P. Gudz with the banner of the 31st Guards Division
Military parade on November 7, 1941 in the city of Voronezh
Porfiry Gudz (left) and Dmitry Malkov
Command of the 328th (31st Guards) Rifle Division
Command and Political Department of the 239th Rifle Division. Western front, February 1942
Hero of the Soviet Union, General of Army Ivan Shkadov (in full dress uniform), veteran of the Great Patriotic War
Hero of the Soviet Union, General of Army Peter Laschenko (in full dress uniform), veteran of the Great Patriotic War
Double Hero of the Soviet Union, General of Army Afanasy Beloborodov (in full dress uniform), veteran of the Great Patriotic War
Double Hero of the Soviet Union, General of Army, Afanasy Beloborodov (standing), veteran of the Great Patriotic War
Double Hero of the Soviet Union, General of Army, Afanasy Beloborodov, veteran of the Great Patriotic War
Major General of Medical Service Alexey Edel-Smolnikov (in uniform with awards), veteran of the Great Patriotic War
Hero of the Soviet Union, Colonel Vasily Shcherbina, veteran of the Great Patriotic War
Portrait. Hero of the Soviet Union, Colonel Pavel Shevelev
Hero of the Soviet Union, Colonel General Pavel Chupikov, veteran of the Battle of Lake Khasan and the Great Patriotic War
Hero of the Soviet Union, Major General Korniliy Cherepanov, veteran of the battles of the Chinese Eastern Railway, of Lake Khasan, the Great Patriotic War

Command and Political Department of the 239th Rifle Division. Western front, February 1942

The division defended the city of Donskoy (Tula region) in November 1941. From left to right: (reclining) Kolesnik; Kolpakov, party’s instructor of personal records; Smirnyagin; (sitting) Dometiy Skurlatov, Chief of the Political Department; Gaik Martirosyan, Divisio Commander; Nikolay Rodionov, Division Commissar; Georgy Shchelbanin, Chief of Staff; (standing) F. Mikhailov, Secretary of the Communist Party Commission; Zatuchny, Editor of the divisional newspaper; A. Zabiyaka, Deputy Chief of the Political Department; Pereverzev; Kushnarev, adjutant of Division Commander; Troshkin, Evdokimov, Pastor
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