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Semen Vasil'evich Rudnev

Partisan , political officer

Semen Rudnev, USSR Political officer, partisan.

Background

Rudnev, Semen was born in 1899.

Education

Graduated from the Military-Political Academy, 1929.

Career

During the Bolshevik take-over, took part in the storming of the Winter Palace, November 1917. Took part in the Civil War. Joined the Bolshevik Party, 1917, and the Red Army, 1918.

During WW1I, political commissar of partisan detachments in the Ukraine under Kovpak. Promoted to major-general, 1943.