Who is Yakov Dashevsky?
Dashevsky joined the Red Army in 1921 and its Intelligence Directorate in the early 1930s. He took part in World War II as chief of staff and commanding officer of the 333rd Rifle Division in 1941-1942, and chief of staff for the 9th, 47th and 51st Armies in 1942-1945.
Awarded the rank of lieutenant-general in 1944, Dashevsky was the chief of staff for the Ural Military District in 1945-1947 and next served as the deputy head of the General Staff Academy's Operations Department until his retirement in 1965.
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on July 23, 2013
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