|Born||February 2, 1910|
|Died||12 October 1992(aged 82)|
|Place of birth||Bryansk Oblast|
|Place of death||Moscow)|
|Allegiance||Soviet Union Russia|
David Abramovich Dragunsky (Давид Абрамович Драгунский; 1910 Svyatsk, Bryansk Oblast - 1992 Moscow) was born to a Jewish family and became a Colonel General in the Soviet Army. Twice he was decorated as a Hero of the Soviet Union.
In 1938, he commanded a tank company during combat operations near Khasan Lake and was awarded an Order of the Red Banner. During World War II, he was in command of a tank battalion and, in 1943, he became the commander of the 55th Guards Tank Brigade of the 3rd Guards Tank Army.
In 1983, he was designated chairman of Anti-Zionist committee of the Soviet public by the Ideological Department of the CPSU Central Committee and the KGB.
- A Soldier's Memoirs
- His biography (in Russian)
- William Korey, Russian Antisemitism, Pamyat and Demonology of Zionism, Harwood Academic Publishers, 1995
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