Obruchev Nikolai( War activist and writer)
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Biography Obruchev Nikolai
(1830 - 1904). He graduated from the first imperial military academy, took it and the Department of Statistics has established practical lessons on this subject. Number of his scientific writings attracted the attention of the Minister of War DA. MILYUTINA; Obruchev was appointed manager of the affairs of military training committee of the General Staff and took a prominent part in the overall military duty, . in the restructuring of the armed forces and to develop plans for military action, . among other things - war 1877 - 1878 period,
. His appointment of the Chief of Staff Chief of the Danube army opposed the Grand Duke Nikolai Nikolaevich. When, in Asiatic Turkey after the failure of a Zivinom, the war had generally bad for us, circulation, Obruchev was appointed to the Chief of the Grand Duke Mikhail Nikolayevich and had great service with advice. After the war, led the commission to design the fortifications of Warsaw, Modlin and Zgerzha. Emperor Alexander III called (1881) Obrucheva for the post of Chief of Staff. In attention to its merits it is named after one of the forts of Kronstadt. Major works Obrucheva: "Experience the history of military literature in Russia," Review of manuscripts and printed works belonging to the history of war in Russia to 1725 "," Russian Railways Network. Participation in it zemstvo and troops ". He founded the "Military Collection", the first editor of which (4 issues) and consisted, in the same number of his articles.