Ivan Boldin( Soviet military commander, Colonel-General (1944).)
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Biography Ivan Boldin
(15.YIII.1892, der. Vysotskaya Mordovskoi USDA - 28.III.1965, Kiev)
In the Red Army in 1919. He graduated from the course "The Shot" (1923), Military Academy. Frunze (1936). Participant 1-st world and civil wars. After the war, the commander of infantry regiment, division, corps commander of the Kalinin, Odessa districts since 1940. Deputy Commander of the Western Special Military District. During the Great Patriotic War, commanded a group of the Western Front, took part in the Battle of Smolensk in 1941, from November 1941. - Commander of the 50 th Army. Army troops under his command participated in the Battle of Moscow 1941-42 gg., Rzhev - Vyazemskaya, Smolensk offensive operations, then in the battles for the liberation of Belarus, on the territory of East Prussia. Since April 1945. B. - Deputy Commander of the 3 rd Ukrainian Front. Since 1945, Mr.. commanded the army, the troops of the Siberian Military District, was the first deputy commander of the Kiev military district, from March 1958. March 1965. in the central apparatus of the Ministry of Defense of the USSR. He was awarded ten Soviet orders and medals.