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Aleksey Innokentevich ANTONOV

Ful Gen

Aleksey ANTONOV, USSR Ful Gen. First Deputy Chief of General Staff, USSR Armed Forces, since 1954; Chief of Staff to Commander in Chief, and Secretary General, Warsaw Pact Joint Armed Forces, since 1955. Order of Lenin; two Order of Suvorov, Class I; Order of Kutuzov, Class I; Order of Victory; medals. Member, Communist Party, since 1928.

Background

ANTONOV, Aleksey was born in 1896 in Grodno, Belarusian. Son of tsarist army officer.

Education

1931 graduated Frunze Military Academy. 1937 graduated USSR General Staff Academy.

Career

Since 1919 in Red Army. Until World War II on staffs of units ant rail, districts. 1941-1942, as Major-General, then Lieutenant-General, Chief of Staff, Southern, and 1942-1944 North Caucasian, then Transcaucasian Fronts.

1944-1945 Deputy Chief, then s. February 1945 as Colonel-General, Chief of General Staff, USSR Armed Forces. S. World War II until 1954 Commander, Transcaucasian Military District.

1945 member, Soviet delegation at Yalta Conference. Elected member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party Lithuania Georgia. Deputy, USSR Supreme Soviet of 1946, 1950, 1954 and 1958 convocation.

Politics

Member, Communist Party, since 1928.

Membership

Member, Communist Party, since 1928.