Georgy Zhukov

Georgy Zhukov

Born: December 1, 1896

Died: June 18, 1974

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Biography: Marshal of the Soviet Union Georgy Konstantinovich Zhukov, 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 conquer other nations, and ultimately, to conquer the capital of Germany itself, Berlin.

Source/Notes: To General Eisenhower, 1945. Quoted in Russia: The People and the Power - Page 207 - by Robert G. Kaiser - History - 1984

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Source/Notes: Quoted in Rickenbacker: [an autobiography] - Page 373 - by Eddie Rickenbacker - Air pilots, Military - 1967
Source/Notes: Quoted in These are the Russians - Page 131 - by Richard Edward Lauterbach - 1945
Source/Notes: Quoted in Mandate for Change, 1953-1956: The White House Years - Page 518 - by Dwight David Eisenhower - 1963
Source/Notes: Quoted in The arms race: a programme for world disarmament - Page 297 - by Philip John Noel-Baker - Political Science - 1960
Source/Notes: Quoted in Stalin's Generals - Page 359 - by Harold Shukman - History - 2002
Source/Notes: To Joseph Stalin. Quoted in Field Marshal Von Manstein, a Portrait: The Janus Head - Page 164 - by Marcel Stein, Gwyneth Fairbank - History - 2007

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Source/Notes: Quoted in A History of the Modern Age - Page 175 - by Albert Fried, Julian K. Prescott - United States - 1971
Source/Notes: Quoted in A Century of Violence in Soviet Russia - Page 3 - by Alexander N. Yakovlev, Anthony Austin - Political Science - 2002 -