Morozov, Vasily Ivanovich( Soviet military commander, Lieutenant General (1940). Participant 1-st world war.)
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Biography Morozov, Vasily Ivanovich
(8.II.1897, dth. Pozdnyakovo Gzhatsk district of Smolensk province - 11.YII.1964, Moscow) in the Red Army from 1918. He graduated from the course "The Shot" (1923). During the Civil War was in the East, the Southern Front, commanded a company, battalion, regiment. Then he served as commander of the division in 1929-31 he. - Head of the Nizhny Novgorod Military Infantry School, in 1931-39 he. - Divisional Commander, Rifle Corps, since 1940. - Commander of the 11 th Army in 1942-43. - 1 st shock, 43-armies. In 1943-46 he. - Head of the military educational institutions of the Soviet Army, in 1946-56 he. - Infantry USSR Ministry of Defense, in 1956-62 he. - Head of the military department of Moscow State University. He was awarded the Order of Lenin, four Orders of the Red Banner of World War 1-st degree, medals. Member of the Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR 1-th convocation.
Lit.: Belyaev I.N. 1) In the Service of the Fatherland. - M., 1988; 2) In the parade of winners. - Smolensk, 1995.