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  Science Fair Projects - Ivan Koniev
Ivan Stepanovich Koniev (Russian Иван Степанович Конев) (December 28, 1897 – May 21, 1973), Soviet military commander, was born into a peasant family near Podosinovsky in central Russia (now in Kirov Oblast).
In January 1945 Koniev commanded the Soviet forces which launched the massive winter offensive in western Poland, which drove the Germans from the Vistula to the Oder.
Koniev remained one of the Soviet Union's most admired military figures until his death in 1973.
www.all-science-fair-projects.com /science_fair_projects_encyclopedia/Ivan_Koniev   (993 words)

 Ivan II - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Ivan II was succeeded by his sons Kaliman I, who reigned 1241-46, and Michael, who reigned 1246-57.
Marshal Ivan Koniev, a hero of World War II, was one of the Soviet generals who once lived in the elegant apartment house on Romanov Lane in Moscow.
Staff Sgt. Ivan "Chip" Frederick, II, from the 372nd Military Police Company is among those charged with abuse of Iraqi detainees at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-ivan2.html   (414 words)

 Vistula-Oder Offensive - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1st Ukrainian Front was led by Ivan Koniev.
The offensive was launched in January 12, 1945 by Ivan Koniev from the large Soviet bridgehead near Sandomierz over the Vistula.
Koniev's troops managed to conquer the heavily industrialized area of Silesia intact by semi-encircling it.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Vistula-Oder_Offensive   (1087 words)

 Konev Ivan Stepanovich - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Konev, Ivan Stepanovich (1897-1973), Soviet soldier and politician who climbed the military and government ranks during World War II (1939-1945)...
Koniev, Ivan Stepanovich (1898–1973), Soviet marshal, who commanded all Warsaw Pact forces from 1955 to 1960.
Mazepa, Ivan Stepanovich (1644?-1709), cossack leader, whose betrayal of Russia during the Great Northern War (1700-1721) failed to free Ukraine...
ca.encarta.msn.com /Konev_Ivan_Stepanovich.html   (109 words)

 WW2DB: Ivan Koniev
Ivan Stepanovich Koniev was born into a peasant family near Podosinovsky in central Russia.
Koniev also played a role in the liberation of Belgorod, Odessa, Kharkov, and Kiev.
Solely Zhukov was given the honor to capture the Reichstag; Koniev and his men were sent to liberate Prague.
ww2db.com /person_bio.php?person_id=35   (590 words)

 Ivan le terrible - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Ivan le terrible   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Opera by Georges Bizet (libretto by A Leroy and H Trianon, first offered to Charles Gounod and abandoned by him), composed in 1865 and accepted for production by the Théâtre Lyrique in Paris, France, but withdrawn by the composer.
The story tells how the tsar Ivan defeats and assassination attempt and marries Princess Marie.
This information should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Ivan+le+terrible   (144 words)

 The Friends of Dukla Pass
Marshal Ivan Koniev was ordered by the Soviet High Command to launch a breakthrough to insurgent territory.
Koniev selected a gap of less than 2,000 yards on Moskalenko's flank east of Dukla, and dispatched the 1st Guard Cavalry to make a breakthrough to the German rear.
Marshal Koniev considered himself obligated to admonish Svoboda for advancing to the front line to observe the enemy positions and to inspire his troops in their advance.
www.dynamiclink.com /dukla/dukla_operation.htm   (2898 words)

 Ivan Koniev info here at en.52of100d.info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
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Ivan Stepanovich Konev (Russian Иван Степанович Конев) (December 28, 1897 – May 21, 1973), Soviet noncivil commander, was deep-seated into a peasant strain bordering Podosinovsky in mid Russia (now in Kirov Oblast).
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 Battle for Berlin: April — May 1945
Koniev on the other hand prepared to attack under cover of darkness with a barrage that would last 145 minutes.
Koniev ordered his two tank armies (3rd and 4th Guards) to break into Berlin and both he and Zhukov tasked spearhead elements to continue westwards where contact was first made with American forces near Torgau on 25 April.
The bridge on the Potsdamerstrasse was seized on the 28th and in the face of fierce opposition from the SS 'Anhalt' Regiment, the attack began on the Tiergarten (Zoo).
www.rickard.karoo.net /articles/battles_berlin.html   (4212 words)

 WW2DB: Battle of Berlin
In a fashion typical of the Russian dictator, he pitted his best generals Georgi Zhukov and Ivan Koniev in a race for glory against Berlin.
On the other side of Berlin, the western Allies were 60 miles west of the German capital, though Dwight Eisenhower seemed to be moving south of Berlin to prevent top German brass from escaping to the southern mountains instead of aiming for Berlin.
Hearing that Koniev was making headway, he pushed his commanders to renew their offensives.
ww2db.com /battle_spec.php?battle_id=43   (2444 words)

 1955, May 9. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
The WARSAW PACT, signed by eight European Communist governments, was the reply to the integration of West Germany with NATO.
Marshal Ivan S. Koniev became chief of the joint military command.
A political consultative committee was to serve as the directing organ.
www.bartleby.com /67/2716.html   (132 words)

 1962-Clarke Protests Shooting
Koniev, commander of Soviet forces in East Germany.
It was handed to the deputy chief of the Soviet military mission to the U.S. Army in Germany at Clarke's office Thursday, the Army statement said.
Clarke summoned Col Ivan Banov, acting chief of the Soviet military mission quartered in Frankfurt, to his Heidelberg headquarters and handed him the protest letter.
www.usmlm.org /home/newsarchive/62shooting.htm   (290 words)

Reporting to Marshal Ivan Koniev's headquarters, Talsky stoutly maintained that, if the Soviet military thrust in a southwesterly direction, the East Slovak Army Corps would effect a linkup at Krosno, in southern Poland.(33) What Talsky did not know was that the East Slovak Army Corps had already ceased to exist.
Marshal Ivan Koniev was nonetheless ordered by the Soviet High Command to launch a breakthrough to insurgent territory.
Koniev exerted himself in this matter, and the permission was granted.
www.lemko.org /rusyn/svoboda.html   (13647 words)

 World War 2 -- "Not One Step Back!!!"
In a unique fashion he put some of his best generals including Gerogi Zhukov and Ivan Koniev in a race for glory against the city of Berlin.
Now, just past midnight, Koniev issued direct orders for his troops to speed toward the city of Berlin and not to bother any towns that could possibly take away precious time.Hearing that Koniev was bolting toward Berlin, Zhukov pushed his commanders to renew their offensive.
Zhukov and Koniev's troops had linked up at Schonefield airport, which was a total and complete surprise.
www.freewebs.com /whitect321/berlin.htm   (1474 words)

 Ivan Koniev
Ivan Stepanovich Koniev (December 28, 1897 — May 21, 1973), Soviet military commander, was born into a peasant family near Podosinovsky in central Russia (now in Kirov Oblast).
Promotion at this time was rapid for those officers who survived Stalin's Great Purge of 1937—1938.
He commanded the Kalinin Front from October 1941 to August 1942, playing a key role in the fighting around Moscow and the Soviet counter-offensive during the winter of 1941—1942.
www.ruswave.com /articles/marshals-soviet-union/koniev   (823 words)

 Ivan Koniev info here at en.7of100e.info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Cats are generally known to dislike water so a well aimed bucketful or a Ivan Koniev with the hose will certainly make an intruder run.
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Ivan Stepanovich Konev (Russian Иван Степанович Конев) (December 28, 1897 – May 21, 1973), Soviet soldierly commander, was congenital into a peasant forefathers current Podosinovsky in basic Russia (now in Kirov Oblast).
en.7of100e.info /Ivan_Koniev   (929 words)

 Great Patriotic War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
While this redeployment was in progress gaps were left in the lines and the remnants of the German 2nd Army which had been bottled up in a pocket near Danzig managed to escape across the Oder.
To the south General Ivan Konev shifted the main weight of the 1st Ukrainian Front (1UF) out of Upper Silesia north-west to the Neisse River.
After the war the Red Army was once again purged: many successful officers were demoted to unimportant positions (including Zhukov, Malinovsky and Koniev); a few were tortured into confessions of treason and sent to the Gulag.
abcworld.net /Great_Patriotic_War.html   (7717 words)

 Marshals Of The Soviet Union info here at en.36of100e.info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
During World War II Timoshenko Budyonny were dismissed Kulik was demoted for incompetence, the essence of Marshal of the Soviet Union was to a symbol of intruding commanders who pulled down it on merit.
In 1943 Stalin himself was made a Marshal of the Soviet Union, in 1945 he was appended by their police chief Lavrenti Beria.
Those who made their reputations in World War II assumed upraised asserts in the terminal meed of the war.
en.36of100e.info /Marshals_of_the_Soviet_Union   (977 words)

Also officialy, WP had a defensive character, but in fact it was dominated by USSR, which had a political and military control over other members.
WP forces were always commanded by Russians (the first chief was Ivan Koniev), and Russian army stationed in Czechoslovakia, Poland, Hungary and East Germany.
The WP's organs were: Advisory Political Commitee, United Military Forces Command and the Defence Ministers' Commitee.
intermarium.webpark.pl /organizations.htm   (628 words)

The Soviet plan was to let the Germans wear themselves out, then counter-attack with their 75 divisions, 3500 tanks and 3000 new aircraft all under the brilliant Marshal Zhukov.
The northern sector was defended by General Rokossovsky, the south was defended by General Nikolai Voronezh, and General Ivan Koniev was in the rear reserve with 1500 tanks.
The Soviets were also wise to the old German armor attack in a narrow column, so the Germans created a new tighter formation called panzerkeile, to defend against Soviet attack.
www.angelfire.com /ct/ww2europe/1943.html   (3374 words)

 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Battle of Stalingrad
Combatants Germany, Romania Soviet Union Commanders Erich von Manstein Filipp Oktyabrskiy, Ivan Petrov Strength 350,000+ 106,000 Casualties at least 100,000 killed, wounded or captured.
The 1943 Battle of Kiev resulted in a Soviet victory, forcing the German invaders of the Soviet Union to retreat further.
The most successful sniper was Ivan Mihailovich Sidorenko of the 1122nd rifle regiment who had made approximately 500 kills by the end of the war.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Battle-of-Stalingrad   (10227 words)

 Slovak National Uprising - download-free-motorola-ringtone.info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Golian sent the coded message to all units at 20:00 hours to begin the Uprising.
Instead of adhering to the agreed plan, Colonel Talský gathered the entire eastern Slovak Air Force on August 30 and abandoned the two divisions flying to a prearranged landing zone in Poland to join Marshall Koniev and the Soviet Army.
The two divisions, left in chaos and without leadership, were quickly disarmed on the afternoon of August 30 without a single shot.
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One player is Marshal Georgi Zhukov (First Belorussian Front).
The other player is Marshal Ivan Koniev (First Ukranian Front).
VICTORY The first player to capture the Reichstag (& raise the Red Flag) is the Winner.
www.angelfire.com /games2/warpspawn/BOB.html   (332 words)

 A City at War I   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
On one wall, a large map of Berlin showed in detail Zbukov's proposed offensive to capture the city.
One was for general use; another linked him to his colleagues: Marshals Konstantin Rokossovskii and Ivan Stepanovich Koniev, commanders of the huge army groups on his northern and southern flanks.
The third phone was a direct line to Moscow and the Supreme Commander, Josef Stalin.
mars.wnec.edu /~grempel/courses/berlin/lectures/19CityatWar1.html   (3485 words)

 Kamenets-Podolsky Pocket   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Soviet Marshal Georgi Zhukov realised this and began working to bring about the 1st\'s decline.
Zhukov planned a joint attack, involving his own 1st and Ivan Koniev\'s 2nd Ukrainian Front.
This massive force, over nine armies, was to attempt to outflank and encircle Hube\'s army, and then, in a repeat of the Battle of Stalingrad, reduce the enemy pocket (in German, kessel, meaning "cauldron") to nothing.
www.eastpaloaltocaus.com /details/Kamenets-Podolsky_Pocket   (1920 words)

 BBC ON THIS DAY | 14 | 1955: Communist states sign Warsaw Pact
Mute footage of representatives of the eight Eastern bloc countries arriving at Warsaw Palace to sign the pact
Warsaw Pact countries placed their forces under the command of Marshal Ivan Stepanovich Koniev.
The Warsaw Pact did allow the USSR to suppress nationalist rebellions.
news.bbc.co.uk /go/rss/-/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/may/14/newsid_3771000/3771065.stm   (497 words)

 Michael Danby - Member for Melbourne Ports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Thousands of freezing, half-starved prisoners died in the snow in these futile marches.
On January 27, 1945, soldiers of the 60th Army of the First Ukrainian Front, under the command of Marshall Ivan Koniev, reached the town of Auschwitz.
Only about 7,000 prisoners were still in the Auschwitz and Birkenau camps, whose barracks had once housed 200,000 prisoners at a time.
www.michaeldanby.com /mediareleases/auschwtz.htm   (1299 words)

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