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Andrei Grechko
Birth: Oct. 17, 1903
Death: Apr. 26, 1976

Soviet Army Leader and Soviet Deputy Minister of Defense. During World War II as a Commander in the Russian Army he took part in the liberation of the Caucasus, Ukraine, Czechslovakia, and Poland. In 1953 he assumed command of Soviet troops in East Germany, suppressing the East German Worker's Rebellion of that same year. He became Russia's first Deputy Minister of Defense under Marshal Malinovsky. In 1967 assuming the top post, he organized the 1968 invasion of Czechslovakia by Soviet troops and Warsaw Pact troops to suppress the liberalization of that country. In 1973 he became a member of the Politburo and served as Deputy Minister of Defense until his death in 1976. 
 
Burial:
Kremlin Wall Necropolis
Moscow
Moscow Federal City, Russia
 
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Record added: Apr 23, 2003
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Andrei Grechko
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Andrei Grechko
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- R I P
 Added: Oct. 17, 2013
Happy B-Day RIP
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 Added: Oct. 17, 2010
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