GEN Pavel Ivanovich Batov

GEN Pavel Ivanovich Batov

Birth
Rybinsk, Yaroslavl Oblast, Russia
Death 19 Apr 1985 (aged 87)
Moscow, Moscow Federal City, Russia
Burial Moscow, Moscow Federal City, Russia
Memorial ID 169025911 · View Source
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He was a senior Red Army general during the Second World War and afterwards, twice Hero of the Soviet Union. He fought in World War I, where he was awarded the Cross of St. George twice. After being wounded in 1917, he was sent to a school in Petrograd and joined the Bolsheviks. He fought in the Russian Civil War and became an adviser with the XII International Brigade during the Spanish Civil War. During World War II, He commanded the 51st Army in the Crimea. In 1942 he became the commander of the 3rd Army and then the 4th Tank Army, which was renamed the 65th Army. Postwar, He then commanded the Carpathian Military District.


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  • Created by: letemrip
  • Added: 28 Aug 2016
  • Find a Grave Memorial 169025911
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for GEN Pavel Ivanovich Batov (1 Jun 1897–19 Apr 1985), Find a Grave Memorial no. 169025911, citing Novodevichy Cemetery, Moscow, Moscow Federal City, Russia ; Maintained by letemrip (contributor 49084452) .