Lelyushenko Dmitri Danilovich( Soviet military leader. Army General (1959).)
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Biography Lelyushenko Dmitri Danilovich
(20.H.1901, kh Novokuznetsk, now with. Novokuznetsovka Zernogradskogo district of Rostov region - 20.VII.1987, Moscow.).
Twice Hero of the Soviet Union (7.4.1940 g. and Mr. 6/4/1945. ). Member of the battle of Smolensk 1943. He served in the 1 st Cavalry. After the fighting was left in the frame of the Red Army. In 1925, Mr.. graduated from the Leningrad military-political school of. F. Engels. Last partpolitrabote in cavalry units. Then commanded a company, battalion, regiment, brigade of armored units. In 1933. graduated from the Military Academy. M, B. Frunze. In the Soviet-Finnish war of 1939-1940 g. commanded a tank brigade. At the beginning of the Great Patriotic War was the commander of 21 - Mechanized Corps in effect at the Leningrad sector. In August 1941. was appointed Deputy Chief of Armor and management of the Red Army Chief of the Office of the formation and staffing of armored forces. Since October 1941. participated in the Battle of Moscow, commanding the 1 st Guards Rifle Corps in the Orel-Tula area, 5 th Army in the Mozhaisk. Member of the battle of Smolensk. Since November 1941. to November 1942. commanded the 30 th (see), 1 st (November - December 1942) and the 3rd Guards (December, 1942. - March 1943, August 1943. - February 1944) Armies, 4 Guards (March, 1944. - May 1945) Panzer Army. L. participated in the battles at Smolensk land, . the battle of п°п+я¦п¦п+п¦п+п¦, . Battle of Stalingrad, . in battles for the liberation of Donbass, . Left-Bank Ukraine, . in the Battle of the Dnieper, . Lvov-Sandomierz, . Berlin, . Prague operations, . after the war commanded the army boronetankovymi l Mechanized Forces Group of Soviet Forces in Germany, . troops of the Trans-Baikal and Ural military districts,
In 1960-1964. - Chairman of the Central Committee DOSSAF. Since 1964, Mr.. - The Group of Inspectors General of the USSR Ministry of Defense. Awarded the Order of Lenin 5, . Order of the October Revolution, . Orders of the Red Banner, . 2 orders of Suvorov 1-st degree, . 2 orders of Kutuzov 1 - degree, . Order of Bogdan Khmelnitsky 1-st degree, . "For Service to Motherland in the Armed Forces' 3rd degree, . many foreign orders, . honorary citizen of Sverdlovsk, . Lviv, . Prague and other cities,
. He was buried at Novodevichy Cemetery.
Vol.: Dawn of victory. - M., 1966, Moscow - Stalingrad - Berlin - Prague. Notes commander. - 3rd ed., Corr. and additional. - M., 1975.
Lit.: Soviet Military Encyclopedia. - T.4. - M., 1977. - P. 597 - 598; Great Patriotic War 1941-1945: Encyclopedia. - M., 1985. - P. 399 - 400; Heroes of the Soviet Union: A brief biographical dictionary in two volumes. - Vol.1. - M., 1987. - P. 861 - 862; Heroes fiery years. - M., 1984. - Kn. 7. - P. 12 - 21.