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Marshall Zhukov comments on the Soviet High Command and the War

G.K Zhukov

Marshall Zhukov comments on the Soviet High Command and the War

by G.K Zhukov

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Published by Soviet Weekly in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Soviet Union.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGeorgi Zhukov.
    ContributionsSoviet Weekly.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination21p. :
    Number of Pages21
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18538059M

    December 1 [O.S. November 19] – J Georgy Konstantinovich Zhukov (December 1 [O.S. November 19] – J ) was a Soviet military commander who, in the course of World War II, led the Red Army to liberate the Soviet Union from the Axis Powers' occupation, to advance through much of Eastern Europe, and to conquer Germany's capital, Berlin. Marshal of Victory The Autobiography of General Georgy Zhukov. qaco 0 Comments 0 Comments.

    Marshall Zhukov was so popular in Soviet Union that Stalin perceived him as a threat and demoted Zhukov in to command Odessa military region (thousand of kilometers from Moscow). Zhukov has supported a revolt against Stalinist Communist party headed by Molotov and chief of secret police (NKVD) Lavrenty Beria. Russian big bronze soviet bust of marshall zhukov. Georgy zhukov (november 19 (december 1) - 18 june ) - marshal of the soviet union, minister of defense of the ussr. four times hero of the soviet union, holder of two orders "victory", soviet and foreign orders and medals. during the great patriotic war held responsible posts in the leadership of the ussr armed forces. thus.

      They were General of the Army Dwight D. Eisenhower, Field Marshall Bernard Law Montgomery of Britain, Marshal Georgi K. Zhukov of the Soviet Union and Gen. de Lattre de Tassigny of France, who had.   The Soviet Union’s Marshall Georgy Zhukov was much celebrated in the Soviet Union and allegedly anti-Communist West. Victor Suvorov, the noted Soviet dissident, described the World War II leader as “the only general in world history honoured for losing 5 million men under his command.”.


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Marshall Zhukov comments on the Soviet High Command and the War by G.K Zhukov Download PDF EPUB FB2

Georgy Zhukov was a great general and one of the USSR’s great military survivors – both of the Great Patriotic War and Josef Stalin’s subsequent mad purges of the Soviet army.

Marshal of the Soviet Union Georgi Konstantinovich Zhukov (Russian: Георгий Константинович Жуков; 1 December – 18 June ), was a Soviet career officer in the Red Army who, in the course of World War II, played a pivotal role in leading the Red Army drive through much of Eastern Europe to liberate the Soviet /5.

Equally interesting, the relations of Zhukov to the “Boss” (Stalin) develop as a complex counter point to operational events. While Zhukov’s book may not be the whole story, it is a revealing view of the Eastern Front from the Soviet side.

Geoffrey Roberts also supplies an introduction that details the development of Zhukov’s book/5(18). Marshal of the Soviet Union Georgy Konstantinovich Zhukov remains a national hero in today’s Russia as the man who beat Hitler and saved both Russia and Europe from the Nazis. His reputation is that of a Russian patriot and an independent-minded general who remained a key figure in Stalin’s high command throughout the Great Patriotic War.4/5(31).

Considered by some to be the greatest general of World War II, General Georgi Zhukov served as the Chief of Staff of the Soviet High Command, leading Soviet troops against Germans in key battles of the war. In his account of four major campaigns in the war--the defense of Moscow, Stalingrad, and Kursk, and the advance on Berlin--Zhukov describes his experiences preparing for German attacks.

But in Zhukov’s Greatest Defeat: The Red Army’s Epic Disaster in Operation Mars,David M. Glantz provides compelling evidence that Operation Mars not only was the equal of Saturn in terms of Soviet effort but, in fact, was also the personal priority of Marshal Georgi Zhukov, deputy commander of the Soviet high command.

Marshal of the Soviet Union Georgi Konstantinovich Zhukov (Russian: Георгий Константинович Жуков; 1 December – 18 June ), was a Soviet career officer in the Red Army who, in the course of World War II, played a pivotal role in leading the Red Army drive through much of Eastern Europe to liberate the Soviet Union from the occupation of the Axis Powers and to /5(6).

Great question. Zhukov got his share of fame and shame. Initially, he was in charge of the Soviet troops in Germany; his time there was particularly notorious for his open looting of Germany's masterpieces from all over Germany.

All Soviet troops. Georgy Zhukov, then a cavalry commander, escaped the purges and went on to become one of the most senior Soviet military leaders, a war hero and one of the most well-known and respected generals in modern history — implementing the theory of “deep operations” on the Eastern Front which Tukhachevsky had pioneered on the drawing board.

About the Author Marshal of the Soviet Union Georgy Konstantinovich Zhukov () became the leading Red Army commander of the Second World War. He had fought in the First World War, the Russian Civil War and against the Japanese in Mongolia in the late s.

Throughout the Second World War he remained a key figure in Stalin's high Reviews: Marshal of Victory The WWII Memoirs of Soviet General Georgy Zhukov, 0 Comments. Marshal Georgy Zhukov (December 1, –J ) was the most important and most successful Russian general in World War II. He was responsible for the successful defense of Moscow, Stalingrad, and Leningrad against German forces and.

During the Winter War, which the Soviet Union fought against Finland at the outset of World War II, Zhukov served as chief of staff of the Soviet army. He was then transferred to command the Kiev military district and in January was appointed chief of staff of the Red Army.

After the Germans invaded the Soviet Union (June ), he. Ahead of the 72nd anniversary of the Soviet Victory over Nazi Germany, AST Publishers turned out a collection or war memoirs by leading Russian actors, musicians, journalists and military commanders.

The book titled “Immortal Regiment. A True Story,” features, among other things, a interview by legendary Marshal Georgy Zhukov.

Next › › Marshal of Victory The WWII Memoirs of Soviet General Georgy Zhukov, 27 Jun. Marshal of Victory The WWII Memoirs of Soviet General Georgy Zhukov, begar Leave a comment (0).

From August on Zhukov was deputy commander in chief of the armed forces, serving directly under Stalin. In that post Zhukov was the military head of the Stavka, the supreme high command, and frequently served temporarily as a front (army group) commander, overseeing several key offensives, especially the drive on Berlin in the spring of   Marshal of the Soviet Union Georgy Konstantinovich Zhukov remains a national hero in today's Russia as the man who beat Hitler and saved both Russia and Europe from the Nazis.

His reputation is that of a Russian patriot and an independent-minded general who remained a key figure in Stalin's high command throughout the Great Patriotic s: Mars began on Novem Uranus on November To Operation Mars Zhukov committed aboutmen and 2, tanks, while Vasilevsky could commit aboutmen and 1, tanks to the Stalingrad encirclement.

Stalingrad, of course, was a major Soviet success and a turning point in the war. Operation Mars, under Zhukov, was a total failure.

The Soviet victory over the Nazis led to the further spread of communism, to the Cold War, and then to the post-Cold War world in which we live. Zhukov was not just a great general, but a key. Geoffrey Roberts tells the story with some conciseness. It is not a very detailed account of the great Russian land battles, you need John Ericson or Richard Overy for that.

It does look at the war from Zhukov's point of view and gave me an idea of the man. The book is not too long and is backed up by full scholarly s:. Georgy Zhukov, also known as the ‘Victory Marshall,’ was a life long professional soldier and the recipient of many of Russia's top honorary titles, including Hero of the Soviet Union three times.

Zhukov was born in the village of Strelkovka, not far from Moscow, to a poor family of farmers.Using neglected sources in both German and Russian archives, he reconstructs the historical context of Mars and reviews the entire operation from High Command to platoon trated and led by Marshal Georgy Kostantinovich Zhukov, one of the Soviet Union's great military heroes, the twin operations Mars and Uranus formed the centerpiece 4/5(1).For the Soviets, the defeat of the Germans at Kursk was the turning point of the war.

Zhukov led the final Soviet assault on Germany incapturing Berlin in April and becoming a world-famous.