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  Marshal of the Soviet Union - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The military rank of Marshal of the Soviet Union was established by a decree of the Soviet Cabinet, the Council of People's Commissars (Sovnarkom), on September 22, 1935.
Marshal Sergei Akhromeev committed suicide in 1991 on the fall of the Soviet Union.
The rank was abolished with the dissolution of the Soviet Union in December 1991.
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 Autographs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Marshal of the Soviet Union (1944), Marshal of Poland (1949) Twice Hero of the Soviet Union Konstantin Rokossovsky (1896 - 1968).
Marshal of the Soviet Union, twice Него of the Soviet Union, Defence Minister of USSR in 1967 - 1976, Commander-in-Chief of United Military Forces of states participant in "Warsaw Pact" in 1960 - 1967, prominent, military leader in WW2 Anatloly GRECHKO (1903-1976)..
Marshal of the Soviet Union, Twice Hero of the Soviet Union, Hero of the Chech Socialist Republic Kirill MOSKALENKO (1902 - 1985).
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 Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Soviet industry was owned and managed by the state, and agricultural land was divided into state farms, collective farms, and small, privately held plots.
Soviet foreign policy, long hampered by the hostility of the nations of Europe and America and by pervasive mutual distrust, was carried out first by Georgi Chicherin and from 1930 by Maxim M. Litvinov.
In the technological race between the Soviet Union and the West (principally the United States), the USSR exploded (1953) a hydrogen bomb; announced (1957) the development of intercontinental ballistic missiles; orbited (1957) the first artificial earth satellite (called Sputnik); and in 1961 sent Yuri Gagarin in the first manned orbital flight.
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 Collect Russia Group of Awards, IDs & Related Documents to Marshal of the Soviet Union Ivan Konev, conquer of Berlin. ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Hand-signed by Defense Minister, Marshal of the Soviet Union Rodion Malinovsky.
Hand-signed by Defense Minister, Marshal of the Soviet Union Andrey Grechko.
The Soviet document is stamped by Main Personnel Department of the USSR Defense Ministry, hand-signed by Col. General F. Kuznetsov, and dated 23 February 1955.
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 Uniform page 2
Marshal of the Soviet Union I. Konev in the M1945 dress uniform.
The collar embroidering of Marshal of the Soviet Union for the dress uniform (1945).
Marshal of the Soviet Union I. Konev at the Victory Parade.
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 Under the Red Star - Marshal of the Soviet Union (MSU) Caps
Whereas Army generals' band embroidery of this period took the form of elongated laurel leaves, MSU caps were done in stylized oak leaves and acorns.
MSU parade caps were upgraded in 1955, when leather visors with MSU-pattern embroidery were introduced and the simple woven gold cap cords were replaced by a leather chin strap also embroidered in gold wire.
Although the elements of the MSU parade cap remained basically unchanged from 1955 until 1991, in 1970 the crown size was increased to match that of other Soviet Army caps of the period.
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 List of Ukrainians - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Leonid Brezhnev, leader of the Soviet Union, ethnically Russian, born in Ukraine
Leon Trotsky, Marxist thinker and a founder of the Soviet Union
, Marshal of the Soviet Union, Commander-in-Chief of the Warsaw Pact (1960–67), Defense Minister of The Soviet Union
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 Vasily Chuikov   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Chuikov served in the Soviet occupation of eastern Poland in 1939 and in the Russo-Finnish War of 1940.
After the war ended Chuikov stayed in Germany, later serving as Commander-in-Chief of the Group of Soviet Forces in Germany from 1949 until 1953, when he was made the Commander of the Kiev military district.
From 1961 until his death, he was a member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.
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 The SMF's Special Mission
The Soviet government was compelled to adopt decisive and urgent measures for the creation of atomic and missile weapons in order to eliminate the atomic monopoly and the geographic inaccessibility of U.S. targets and to neutralize U.S. military-strategic superiority.
On May 13, 1946, the Soviet government adopted a decree that stipulated the creation of an entire network of scientific-research institutes and design bureaus in various sectors of industry that were oriented on accelerating the conduct of work on the development of long-range missile weapons.
On December 31, 1959, USSR Minister of Defense Marshal of the Soviet Union R.Ya.
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 Semyon Timoshenko   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Semyon Konstantinovich Timoshenko (Russian languageRussian: Семён Константинович Тимошенко) (February 6 Old StyleO.S (February 18 New StyleN.S.), 1895-March 31, 1970), Soviet UnionSoviet military commander, was the senior professional officer of the Red Army at the beginning of the Nazi GermanyGerman invasion of the Soviet Union in 1941/.
These were the years of Stalin's Great Purge, which saw the executions of three of the five Marshal of the Soviet UnionMarshals of the Soviet Union: Mikhail Tukhachevsky, Aleksandr Yegorov and Vasily Blyukher.
When the Germans invaded the Soviet Union in June 1941, Stalin took over the post of Defence Commissar and sent Timoshenko to the central front, where he conducted a fighting retreat from the border to Smolensk, suffering huge casualties but saving the bulk of his army for the defence of Moscow.
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 Collect Russia END OF THE USSR - personal archive of Marshal of the Soviet Union Dmitry Yazov. Soviet Russian   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Dmitry Yazov was Soviet defense minister in the late 80s - and also the last person to hold the rank of Marshal of the Soviet Union before the collapse of the USSR.
In summer 1991 he was one of the key participants of the failed coup against Gorbachev - an event that directly led to the disintegration of the Soviet Union later that year.
Addressed to "Marshal of the Soviet Union" Yazov (despite the scandal and the fact Soviet Union was no more).
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 SOVIET UNIFORMS AND ACCESSORIES   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union is the Naval equivalent of the Marshal of the Soviet Union.
He also was a Hero of the Soviet Union, and his wearer's copy of his Gold Star Medal is also included with the uniform.
SOVIET ARMY MAJOR'S M1943 FIELD UNIFORMThis uniform was worn by the Soviet Army beginning in 1943, and consists of the following: Gymnastyerka Tunic with stand-up collar and a Major's shoulderboards, breeches, and pilotka (side cap) with the early Officer's hat badge.
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 List of Ukrainians   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Leonid Brezhnev, leader of the Soviet Union, ethnicaly Russian, born in Ukraine
Andrei A. Grechko, Marshal of the Soviet Union, Commander-in-Chief of the Warsaw Pact (1960-67), Defense Minister of The Soviet Union
S.K. Timoshenko, Marshal of the Soviet Union, Twice Hero of the Soviet Union
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 Union of Soviet Socialist Republics -> The Stalin Era on Encyclopedia.com 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Finland opposed Soviet demands, and the Finnish-Russian War of 1939-40 resulted; it ended in a hard-earned Soviet victory.
The success of this first German offensive was in part due to the 1935-39 purges of the army and the party, which had robbed the USSR of many of its best military minds and political organizers.
Income security in transition for the aged and children in the Soviet Union and in the Russian Federation.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/section/UnionSov_TheStalinEra.asp   (2017 words)

  
 FSU new issues - USSR - 1977 - 80th Birth Anniversary of Soviet Marshals.
Portrait of Marshal of the Soviet Union I. Konev (1897 - 1973).
Portrait of Marshal of the Soviet Union K. Meretskov (1897-1968).
Portrait of Marshal of the Soviet Union V. Sokolovsky (1897-1968).
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 Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
What the Soviets did in areas they occupied remains obscure but millions of German prisoners of war were kept in Soviet custody for many years.
German Field Marshals and Generals were among the high-ranking military leaders called to account in the "Hostages Case" for the murder of prisoners of war and civilian hostages in occupied territories.
The Soviet Union, that had been a wartime partner, soon came to be regarded as an enemy by the United States.
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 CIA - The World Factbook -- Field Listing - Background   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Soviet Union invaded in 1979, but was forced to withdraw 10 years later by anti-Communist mujahidin forces.
European Union peacekeeping troops (EUFOR) replaced SFOR in December 2004; their mission was to maintain peace and stability throughout the country.
The area was conquered by Russia in the 18th century and Kazakhstan became a Soviet Republic in 1936.
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 Discover Military History: A Directory of Reviews of Books on Military History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
From 1953 to 1957 he was in charge of the Soviet forces in Germany and from November 1957 was First Deputy Minister of Defense of the USSR and Commander-in-Chief of the Land Forces.
In 1955 he was promoted Marshal of the Soviet Union and in 1958 was made Hero of the Soviet Union.
As Marshall Foch wrote, "no study is possible on the battlefield, one does simply what one can in order to apply what one knows." Despite vast changes in technology since World War II, the combat leader may still learn much from the study of past battles and campaigns.
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 The Soviet Army - Ranks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The highest military rank in the Soviet Union is that of Generalissimo.
The equivilant Navy rank is Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union.
There is, however, no chief marshal or marshal rank for these troops; for example, colonel general of technical troops.
www.sovietarmy.com /ranks/ranks_fm.html   (394 words)

  
 National Review: Will the army take over? - Soviet Union
Option One is a takeover of the Soviet state by the army on behalf of the Party.
The "military coup" thus was a device to relieve the Soviets of the need to intervene in Poland as they had in Czechoslovakia in 1968 or in Hungary in 1956, and of the ensuing odium.
A "coup" of that kind in the Soviet Union is itself in fact a distinct possibility.
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 Axis History Factbook: GDR - Soviet troops in Germany 1945-1994
From 1945-1954, the Soviet forces based in Germany were titled the Group of Soviet Occupation Troops.
From 1954-1989, they were designated the Group of Soviet Forces in Germany and from 1989-1994 they were known as the Western Group of Troops.
By the late 1980s, the Group of Soviet Forces in Germany/Western Group of Troops totaled over 380,000 troops and consisted of the 1st Guards Tank Army, the 2nd Guards Tank Army, the 3rd Shock Army, the 8th Guards Army, the 20th Guards Army and the 16th Air Army.
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This is the rarest, most valuable and the highest military award of the Soviet Union.
The order was originally proposed by Colonel N. Neyelov, who served in the headquarters of the Rear of the Soviet Army in July 1943.
BREZHNEV, Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet and General Secretary of the Communist Party Leonid Iiyich.
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 At Cold War's End: US Intelligence on the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, 1989-1991   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The essence of the Soviet crisis is that neither the political system Gorbachev is attempting to change nor the emergent system he is fostering is likely to cope effectively with newly mobilized popular demands and the deepening economic crisis.
The Soviet Union's dissolution can be considered its most immediate geopolitical consequence; the Soviet loss of a key strategic position in Europe triggered the process of territorial retrenchment, pushing the range of Moscow's domination back to the East.
In April 1991, Gorbachev met with the leaders of nine Soviet republics and Boris Yel'tsin at Novo-Ogarevo, the Soviet version of Camp David, to draft a new treaty for a Union of Soviet Sovereign Republics.
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 Russian officers 1940-1945
He was recalled to Moscow in the fall of 1941 and given command of an army.
During the Soviet offensive around Moscow in December 1941, Konev commanded the Kalinin Front (army group) in the decisive struggle for the northern flank.
As a Marshal of the Soviet Union, Konev led the million men of the First Ukrainian Front in the climactic battle for Berlin.
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 Marshal of the Soviet Union GOVOROV. Russian political propaganda poster/pk000079 Marshal of the Soviet Union GOVOROV. ...
Russian political propaganda poster/pk000079 Marshal of the Soviet Union GOVOROV.
His talent as a military leader was best revealed when he conducted the defence of Moscow, in defending Leningrad and lifting the Leningrad blockade, in the liberation of Estonia, coordination of the troops of the Leningrad and the 2nd and 3rd Baltic Fronts, and in other major military operations.
Hero of the Soviet Union, was awarded the highest military order of Victory and many other orders and medals.
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 ForValor.com - Hero of the Soviet Union Reschidov
Born into a minority Tartar family in 1912, he was raised in Tashkent, in the southern regions of the Soviet Union.
That same day, he was also awarded the Order of the Red Banner, which was the result of his nomination for the Order of Lenin.
Leading six dives at the objective by the “Carusel” method, the group destroyed seven complete railway trains loaded with troops and materiel, the train depot buildings, the inbound and outbound railroad switches, and set fire to an ammunition depot.
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 Marshal of the Soviet Union TOLBUKHIN. Russian political propaganda poster/pk000081 Size 11,8 by 16,8 inchs
Marshal of the Soviet Union TOLBUKHIN Fyodor Ivanovich (1894-1949) During the Great Patriotic War (1941-1945), was Chief of Staff of the Transcaucasian, and then the Caucasian and Crimean fronts, commanded the 57th and 68th armies on the Stalingrad and North-Western fronts, and the troops of the Southern, and the 4th and 3rd Ukrainian fronts.
Guided the troops' engagements in the Battle of Stalingrad, in the liberation of the Ukraine and the Crimea, in the Yassy-Kishinev operation, and in the liberation of Romania, Bulgaria, Yugoslavia, Hungary and Austria.
Hero of the Soviet Union (posthumously), was awarded the highest military order of Victory and many other orders and medals.
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 AllRefer.com - Mikhail Nikolayevich Tukhachevsky (Russian, Soviet, And CIS History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Mikhail Nikolayevich Tukhachevsky, Russian, Soviet, And CIS History, Biographies
Mikhail Nikolayevich Tukhachevsky[both: mEkhuyEl´ nyikulI´uvich tOOkhuchef´skE] Pronunciation Key, 1893–1937, Soviet marshal.
An officer in the czarist army from 1914, he joined (1918) the Bolshevik party after the Russian Revolution and held important commands in the civil war of 1918–20 and the Russo-Polish war of 1920.
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