Konstantin KAZAKOV, USSR Colonel-General, Artillery. Specialist in rocket armament; exec, associate, USSR Minister of Defense. Order of Red Banner; nineteen other orders and medals. Member, Communist Party, since 1920.
KAZAKOV, Konstantin was born in 1902.
1920 entered Moscow All-Union Central Executive Committee School. 1941 graduated Frunze Military Academy.
1919-1920 locksmith, instrument and lock shop, Tula Armaments Plant. 1936 with rank of capt. commanded artillery battery at Moscow All-Union Central Executive Committee School. 1941 in Soviet Army with rank of col. served near border town of Korets.
1942 fought in engagements near Stalingrad. 1943 took part in breakthrough of Leningrad blockade. 1944 took part in occupation of Estonia.