Gen Dmitry Grigorevich Pavlov

Gen Dmitry Grigorevich Pavlov

Kostroma Oblast, Russia
Death 22 Jul 1941 (aged 43)
Moscow, Moscow Federal City, Russia
Burial Non-Cemetery Burial, Specifically: Somewhere in a landfill in Moscow
Memorial ID 94208091 · View Source
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Soviet General.

Before World War Two, he fought in other wars like World War One and wars that the Soviet Union was involved with.

When World War Two broke out, he was in command of Soviet troops at the Battle of Bia³ystok–Minsk which was a Nazi victory.

General Pavlov and his Front Staff were soon executed by the NKVD because of cowardice and "failure to perform their duties".

Their bodies where buried in a landfill in Moscow.

Pavlov and other commanders of Western Front were exonerated as "lacking evidence" in 1956.


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  • Created by: gordonphilbin
  • Added: 25 Jul 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 94208091
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Gen Dmitry Grigorevich Pavlov (23 Oct 1897–22 Jul 1941), Find A Grave Memorial no. 94208091, ; Maintained by gordonphilbin (contributor 47346381) Non-Cemetery Burial, who reports a Somewhere in a landfill in Moscow.