Georgy Zhukov Fact Sheet: Who was Georgy Zhukov? The following short biography and fact sheet provides interesting facts about the life, times and history of Georgy Zhukov.
Georgy Zhukov Fact File Biography: Lifespan: 1896 - 1974 *** Full Name: Georgy Zhukov *** Occupation: Officer in the Red Army of the Soviet Union *** Date of Birth: Georgy Zhukov was born on December 1st 1896 *** Place of Birth: Georgy Zhukov was born in Strelkovka, Maloyaroslavsky Uyezd, Kaluga Governorate *** Family background: His father was Konstantin Artemyevich Zhukov and his mother was Ustinina Artemievna Zhukov. His father had been a shoemaker and his motherís family were farmers. The family were very poor. He was raised with an older sister Maria and a younger brother Alexei. He married Alexandra Dievna Zuikova but divorced and remarried Galina Alexandrovna Semyonova, together they had four daughters, Era, Margarita, Ella and Maria ***
Georgy Zhukov Fact 1:
Georgy Zhukov was born on December
1st 1896 and during the end of the
19th century period in history when
there were world changing events
happening including the First World
War, the Second World War, the
Korean War, the Vietnam War and the
Georgy Zhukov Fact 7: He
became a command of the 39th Cavalry
Regiment in 1923 and in 1924 he
attended the Higher School of
Calvary. He would become commander
of the 2nd Cavalry Brigade of the
7th Calvary Division in 1930 and in
1931 would be appointed Assistant
Inspector of Cavalry of the Red Army
until by 1938 he was given command
of the Belorussian Military
Georgy Zhukov Fact 9: Suffice it to say the Soviet defense was more than the Japanese could content with and the Soviets were clearly victorious.
Georgy Zhukov Fact 10:
This event would ultimately be a
fine test of the Soviets tactical
capabilities and hardware and would
in turn lead to the development of
the T-34 tank which would be a
popular piece of hardware in the
coming war in Europe.
Georgy Zhukov Fact 16: With Leningrad stabilized, the priority shift to Moscow and the Battles of Moscow and Rzhev.
Georgy Zhukov Fact 17: Tactically, when presented with every available facts Zhukov was able to anticipate accurately what the Germans would do next and apply strategies and put plans into place to thwart them, invariably doing so.
Georgy Zhukov Fact 18: Zhukov conducted himself impeccably during the Second World War. He correctly predicted what the Germans would do almost every step of the way and deployed the correct man power and hardware as was necessary.
Georgy Zhukov Fact 19:
So successful a commander was he
that he was present at the signing
of the Official Instrument of
Surrender in Berlin, successfully
concluding the largest and most
devastating campaign fought between
two such powerful nations.
Georgy Zhukov Fact 21: Georgy Zhukov died on June 18th 1874 of a stroke aged seventy seven in Strelkovka, Russian Empire. His body was cremated and his ashes buried at the Kremlin Wall Necropolis.
Influence & Legacy: Georgy Zhukov would go down in military history as one of the great commanders of the 20th century and as a hero of the United Soviet States of Russia.
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