Ilya Smirnov

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Ilya Kornilovich Smirnov (Russian: Илья Корнилович Смирнов; 30 July 1887 – 28 June 1964) was a Soviet army general. He fought in the Imperial Russian Army during World War I before going over to the Bolsheviks during the subsequent Civil War. He was a recipient of the Order of Lenin, the Order of the Red Banner and the Order of Kutuzov. He retired in 1953 at the age of 66.

Ilya Smirnov
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Born30 July 1887
Bolshoye Otryakovo, Kologrivsky Uyezd, Kostroma Governorate, Russian Empire
Died28 June 1964
Moscow, Soviet Union
AllegianceRussian Empire
Soviet Union
Service/branchImperial Russian Army
Soviet Red Army
Years of service1908–1917 (Russian Empire)
1918–1953 (Soviet Union)
Ranklieutenant general
Commands held18th Army
24th Army
4th Guards Army
Lvov Military District
Battles/warsWorld War I
Russian Civil War
World War II

ReferencesEdit

  • Vozhakin, Mikhail Georgievich, ed. (2005). Великая Отечественная. Командармы. Военный биографический словарь [The Great Patriotic War: Army Commanders: Military Biographical Dictionary] (in Russian). Moscow: Kuchkovo Pole. pp. 213–215. ISBN 5860901135.
  • Kuzelenkov, V.N., ed. (2005). Командный и начальствующий состав Красной Армии в 1940-1941 гг [Commanders and command staff of the Red Army 1940–1941] (in Russian). Moscow/St. Petersburg: Letny sad. pp. 198–199. ISBN 5-94381-137-0.
  • Коллектив составителей и редакторов (2006). Военный совет при народном комиссаре обороны СССР. 1938, 1940 гг.: Документы и материалы (1000 экз ed.). Moscow: РОССПЭН. p. 336. ISBN 5-8243-0694-X.
Military offices
Preceded by
Commander of the 18th Army
February–April 1942
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Commander of the 24th Army
May 12 – July 15, 1942
Succeeded by
Vladimir Martsinkevich
Preceded by
Commander of the 4th Guards Army
February 3–22, 1944
Succeeded by