Семён Ильич Богданов
|Born||29 August [O.S. 17 August] 1894|
Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire
|Died||12 March 1960 (aged 65)|
Moscow, Soviet Union
|Years of service||1918—1956|
|Rank||Marshal of the branch|
|Battles/wars||World War I|
Russian Civil War
World War II
|Awards||Hero of the Soviet Union (twice)|
Following the German invasion of the Soviet Union, he was deputy commander of the 5th Army (1941–1942), commander of the 6th Mechanized Corps (1942–1943), and later commander of the 2nd Tank Army, which transformed into the 2nd Guards Tank Army in November 1944.
Units under Semyon Bogdanov's command took part in the Battle of Moscow, in the Korsun-Shevchenkovsky, Uman-Botoshany, Belarusian, Vistula-Oder, East Pomeranian and Berlin operations. His 2nd Guards Tank Army was the first Soviet Army to enter Berlin during combat operations.
- "Semyon Bogdanov". warheroes.ru (in Russian).
- "Biography of Marshal of Tank Troops Semyon Iliich Bogdanov - (Семен Ильич Богданов) (1894 – 1960), Soviet Union". www.generals.dk. Retrieved 2016-01-24.
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