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Issa Alexandrovich Pliyev
Born (1903-11-25)November 25, 1903
Died February 2, 1979(1979-02-02) (aged 75)
Place of birth Stariy Batakoyurt, Russian Empire (now North Ossetia, Russia)
Allegiance Soviet Union
Years of service 1926 - 1968
Rank General of the Army
Commands held 5th Cavalry Division
2nd Guards Cavalry Corps
1st Guards Cavalry Mechanized Group
Mobile Group Pliyev
Soviet Mongolian Cavalry Mechanized Group
13th Army
North Caucasus Military District
Soviet Ground Forces in Cuba
Battles/wars Battle of Moscow
Battle of Romania (1944)
Battle of Debrecen
Invasion of Manchuria
Awards Twice Hero of the Soviet Union

Issa Alexandrovich Pliyev (Ossetian language: Плиты Алыксандры фырт Иссæ; Russian: Исса Александрович Плиев) (25 November [O.S. 12 November] 1903 — 2 February 1979) was a Soviet military commander, Army General (1962), twice Hero of the Soviet Union (16 April 1944 and 8 September 1945), Hero of the Mongolian People's Republic (1971). Member of the CPSU since 1926. He was an ethnic Ossetian.

During World War II, he commanded several mechanized cavalry units, ranging from regiments to army corps. He later commanded the North Caucasus Military District from 1958 to 1968.

Books Authored[]

  • Плиев И.А.. Через Гоби и Хинган (Thru the Gobi Desert and the Khingan Mountains). 1965.
  • Плиев И.А.. Конец Квантунской армии (The End of the Kwataung-Army). 1969

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