Allied leaders - Ivan Khristoforovich Bagramyan (2 December 1897 – 21 September 1982), was a Soviet military commander and Marshal of the Soviet Union. During World War II, Bagramyan was the first non-Slavic military officer to become a commander of a Front. He was among several Armenians in the Soviet Army who held the highest proportion of high-ranking officers in the Soviet military during the war.

BAGHRAMYAN AVENUE Most streets in Armenia are named after famous people--Komitas, Mashtots, Sayat Nova, Isahakian, Tumanian & many others.

Soviet Marshal Konstantin Rokossovsky (1896 – 1968), one of the most prominent Red Army commanders.

Soviet Marshal Konstantin Rokossovsky – one of the most prominent Red Army commanders, WWII. One of the few Russian generals who survived Stalin's paranoid purges.

Marshal of Aviation Ivan Kozhedub. Soviet WWII and Korea fighter pilot. Hero of the Soviet Union earned three times.

Marshal of Aviation Ivan Kozhedub. Soviet WWII and Korea fighter pilot. Hero of the Soviet Union earned three times.

Ivan Stepanovich Konev (Russian: Ива́н Степа́нович Ко́нев; 28 December [O.S. 16 December] 1897 – 21 May 1973), was a Soviet military commander, who led Red Army forces on the Eastern Front during World War II, retook much of Eastern Europe from occupation by the Axis Powers, and helped in the capture of Germany's capital, Berlin.

Ivan Konev was one of the most outstanding Soviet generals of World War II. He participated in many of the major military operations against the Germans on the Eastern Front.

Yurt Gagarin, the first man in space

Yuri Gagarin (Russian pilot cosmonaut first human to journey into outer space. His space craft the Vostok space craft completed an orbit on April Awarded Hero of the Soviet Union which is Russia's greatest honor.

1948 Press Photo Marshall Semyon K Timoshenko Red Army - Historic Images

1948 Press Photo Marshall Semyon K Timoshenko Red Army - Historic Images

Major-General of Artillery Pyadusov Ivan Mironovich (1901-1964) a Soviet military leader, a participant of the Civil, the Soviet-Finnish (1940) and the Great Patriotic (WWII in Russia) wars. The Chief of Artillery: the 19th Rifle Corps (1941), the 23rd, and the 67th Armies (1942-1943), the 117th Rifle Corps (1944). Commanded of the 8th Artillery Corps (1944-1945, the East-Prussian and the East-Pomeranian offensive operations).

Major-General of Artillery Pyadusov Ivan Mironovich (1901-1964) a Soviet military leader, a participant of the Civil, the Soviet-Finnish (1940) and the Great Patriotic (WWII in Russia) wars. The Chief of Artillery: the 19th Rifle Corps (1941), the 23rd, and the 67th Armies (1942-1943), the 117th Rifle Corps (1944). Commanded of the 8th Artillery Corps (1944-1945, the East-Prussian and the East-Pomeranian offensive operations).

Faces of Russian Women and Men in Color from World War 2

Georgy Zhukov as a Lieutenant or Captain

Georgy Zhukov as a Lieutenant or Captain

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