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Ivan Mikhailovich Chistyakov
Born (1900-09-27)September 27, 1900
Died March 7, 1979(1979-03-07) (aged 78)
Place of birth Tver Governorate, Russian Empire
Place of death Moscow, Soviet Union
Allegiance Soviet Union
Service/branch Soviet Red Army
Years of service 1918–1968
Rank colonel general
Commands held
  • Russian Civil War
  • World War II (Battle of Stalingrad, Battle of Kursk, Baltic Offensive, Šiauliai Offensive, Battle of Memel, Soviet invasion of Manchuria)
  • Korean War
  • Ivan Mikhailovich Chistyakov (September 27, 1900 – March 7, 1979) was a Soviet division and army commander. He began his military career fighting for the Bolsheviks against the White Movement. He became a major general in January 1942 and a lieutenant general in January 1943. As part of the 1st Baltic Front, he participated in the campaign to free Lithuania from Nazi occupation. He was a Hero of the Soviet Union as well as a recipient of the Order of the Red Banner, the Order of Lenin, the Order of Suvorov (1st and 2nd class) and the Order of Kutuzov. He received the Order of the National Flag from North Korea.



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