GLUZDOVSKY Vladimir( Soviet military commander, Lieutenant General (1943).)
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Biography GLUZDOVSKY Vladimir
(27.V.1903, Tbilisi - 16.II.1967, Simferopol)
In the Red Army in 1919. Member of the Civil War. He graduated from the Military Academy. M.V. Frunze (1936). He served in the parts of the Cheka and OGPU, the staff positions in the border troops. In June 1941. Colonel, Deputy Commander of 1 st Infantry Division, a member of the battle of Smolensk (1941). Since October 1941. Chief of Staff, 31 Army, from February 1943 to May 1944. - Commander of 31 Army. Ably led by army troops in Rzhev-Vyazemskaya, Spas-Demensk, Battle of Smolensk (1943). Since August 1944. Commander of the 7 th, December 1944. to May 1945. - 6 armies. Distinguished itself in Svir-Petrozavodsk (1944), the Vistula-Oder, Upper and Lower Silesia (1945) operations. Member of the Victory Parade in Moscow 24.VI.1945 g. He was awarded nine Soviet orders. In 1946-55 he. - Head of Department, then chair of the Military Academy. M.V. Frunze, chief of staff of a number of military districts (1955-1960 gg.). Since 1961. retired.
Lit.: Soviet Military Encyclopedia. - T. 2. - M., 1977.