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Post by Steen Ammentorp » 29 Jan 2006 16:07

Does anybody know of any works where one might find a list of ROA (Russian Liberation Army) generals?

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Post by Michi » 31 Jan 2006 00:48

Does anybody know of any works where one might find a list of ROA (Russian Liberation Army) generals?

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"I am the list"
I'm doing right now reading again the books of Joachim Hoffman.

I would change the the title, or better said to broad the topic.
I guess a title like
ostvölkische Generale im deutschen Dienst (eastern Generals in German service)
would be more usefull.

e.g.:
Not every General in the ROA was a ROA General.
It sounds difficult, but isn't:

Till September 1944 the Germans had the full authorization to promote ranks, NCOs and officers.
From September 1944 till February 1945 there was a kind of intermedium time, a mixing.
Russian proposals, German authorized them
Only after February 1945 the ROA was given the full right to promote even General ranks.

So completely ROA-Generals would be (just some names in German writting)
Bojarski, Bunjatschenko, Malzew, Meandrow, Schapowalow, Zwerew, Kononow.

And Kononow is a good reason not to limit the title only to ROA-Generals.
He was an officer of the Cossacks from 1942 till April 1945.
And with the 1st April 1945 he left the Cossacks and was promoted to a Generalmajor of the ROA.

I do know that there is at least one General rank of Georgian Nation,
one of the Armenians (GenMjr Sarkisjan, Vardan),
some of the Cossacks,
and even one of the smaller nations in Russia had one General-rank (Osetian or Cerkesian)
and so on, and so on.


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Post by comanche » 31 Jan 2006 04:50

Feodor Ivanovitch Trujin was also a R.O.A General.

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Post by Michi » 31 Jan 2006 06:52

Truchin was not a ROA-General.
He was a General in the ROA.
He was not promoted to General by the ROA, BUT by the Germans.
He is a General of the 1st point:
Till September 1944 the Germans had the full authorization to promote ranks, NCOs and officers.



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Post by Michi » 01 Feb 2006 02:13

Hello Steen,

here is a part of pm between me (Michi) and Dieter Zinke:

Verfasst am: So Nov 28, 2004 1:41 pm
Was ist über den Kommandanten der 650. ID, dem Generalmajor Georgij A. Zwerew/Swerew/Zverev bekannt?
Ich weiß, daß er Divisionskommandeur im russisch-finnischen Winterkrieg war.
Joachim Hoffmann konnte dies nicht restlos in seinem Buch klären.
Mir liegt eine Liste vor über die russischen Divisionskommandeure vom 01. März 1940 vor, auch kein Zwerew/Swerew/Zverev zu finden.
Fündig bin ich an einer anderen Stelle geworden.
Georgij A. Zwerew/Swerew/Zverev war Kommandant der 2. Division in der Finnischen Volksbefreiungs-Armee.

Michi
Verfasst am: So Nov 28, 2004 3:12 pm
Bogdanow, Generalmajor, Kdr. 2. Wlassow-Division (650. russ. ID)

Buniachenko or Bunyachenko or Bunishenkov, Sergei Kuzmitsch (?-2.8.1946) [Russian Liberation Army (Russkaya Osvoboditelnaya Armiya - ROA) Colonel] -- commander, 1st ROA Division {taken prisoner by American troops near Prague and forcibly repatriated to the USSR 13 May 1945; put on trial for treason by the Military College of the Supreme Tribunal of the USSR; convicted and sentenced to death by hanging; execution announced by Soviet authorities 2 Aug 1946 (Operation Keelhaul p. 72; Defeat in the East pps. 239-42).}

Kononow, Iwan Nikitsch
00.00.1941 als Major Kommandeur der Kosaken-Abteilung 102, in Kosaken-Abteilung 600 umbenannt
12.07.1943 in Kosaken-Reiter-Regiment 5 umbenannt
03.08.1943 in Donkosaken-Reiter-Regiment 5 umbenannt
04.11.1944 - 00.02.1945 im Rahmen der Kosaken-Reiter-Brigade (Kaukasus) II in die 1. Kosaken-Kavallerie-Division eingegliedert unter Oberstleutnant Oberst Kononow. In die Waffen-SS überführt und dieser unterstellt
25.02.1945 als Generalmajor Kommandeur der 3. Kosaken-Plastun-Brigade mit der Aufstellung der daraus zu bildenden 3. Kosaken-Division beauftragt. Dem XV. SS-Kosaken-Kavalleriekorps unterstellt
Er trug mehrfach die Tapferkeitsauszeichnung für Angehörige der Ostvölker:
2. Klasse in Bronze am dunkelgrünen Band, 2-mal
2. Klasse in Silber am grünen, weißgeränderten Band, 1-mal
2. Klasse in Gold am hellgrünen, rotgeränderten Band, 2-mal
1. Klasse in Silber, 1-mal
Bilder von ihm bei Erich Kern “General von Pannwitz und seine Kosaken“, Verlag K. W. Schütz KG, 4994 Preußisch Oldendorf, 1971


Korbukov, W.D. (?-2.8.1946) [Russian Liberation Army (Russkaya Osvoboditelnaya Armiya - ROA) officer] -- {put on trial by the Military College of the Supreme Tribunal of the USSR for treason; convicted and sentenced to death by hanging; execution announced by Soviet authorities 2 Aug 1946 (Operation Keelhaul p. 72).}

Malcev, Viktor Iwanowich (?-2.8.1946) [Luftwaffe Generalmajor] -- military commander, Russian People's air forces (Befehlshaber der Luftstreitkraefte der Voelker Russlands) {taken prisoner by Soviet troops; arrested and put on trial by a Soviet military tribunal for treason; convicted and sentenced to death by hanging; executed at Moscow by Soviet authorities 2 Aug 1946 (ABR-Croisier-L).}

Malyshkin, Vassily F. (?-2.8.1946) [Russian Liberation Army (Russkaya Osvoboditelnaya Armiya - ROA) Colonel] -- {put on trial by the Military College of the Supreme Tribunal of the USSR for treason; convicted and sentenced to death by hanging; execution announced 2 Aug 1946 by Soviet authorities (Operation Keelhaul p. 72).}

Sakutny, W.I. (?-2.8.1946) -- Russian Liberation Army (Russkaya Osvoboditelnaya Armiya - ROA) officer {put on trial by the Military College of the Supreme Tribunal of the USSR; convicted and sentenced to death by hanging; execution announced by Soviet authorities 2 Aug 1946 (Operation Keelhaul p. 72).}

Schapowalow, Generalmajor, als Kdr. der 3. Wlassow-Division (7oo. russ. ID) vorgesehen

Shatov, N.S. (?-2.8.1946) [Russian Liberation Army (Russkaya Osvoboditelnaya Armiya - ROA) officer] -- {put on trial by the Military College of the Supreme Tribunal of the USSR for treason; convicted and sentenced to death by hanging; execution announced 2 Aug 1946 (Operation Keelhaul p. 72).}

Shilenkov, G.N. (?-2.8.1946) [Russian Liberation Army (Russkaya Osvoboditelnaya Armiya - ROA) General] -- {put on trial by the Military College of the Supreme Tribunal of the USSR for treason; convicted and sentenced to death by hanging; execution announced 2 Aug 1946 (Operation Keelhaul p. 72).}

Shkurò (auch Skuro) Andrei Grigorievic, als “General“ Kommandeur des Kosaken-Lehr- und Ersatz-Regiments ab 04.11.1944 - 00.02.1945 unter dem XV. SS-Kosaken-Kavalleriekorps. Er wurde zusammen mit von Pannwitz hingerichtet.

Swerjew (Sverev, auch Zwerew oder Zverev), Georgij A. (?-2.8.1946) [Russian Liberation Army (Russkaya Osvoboditelnaya Armiya - ROA) officer] - Kdr. 650. ( russ. ) ID - {put on trial by the Military College of the Supreme Tribunal of the USSR for treason; convicted and sentenced to death by hanging; execution announced 2 Aug 1946 (Operation Keelhaul p. 72).} ;
Im russisch-finnischen Winterkrieg Kommandant der 2. Division der Finnischen Volksbefreiungs-Armee.

Trukhin, F.I. (?-2.8.1946) [Russian Liberation Army (Russkaya Osvoboditelnaya Armiya - ROA) General] -- chief of staff, Russian Liberation Army {put on trial by the Military College of the Supreme Tribunal of the USSR for treason; convicted and sentenced to death by hanging; execution announced by Soviet authorities 2 Aug 1946 (Operation Keelhaul p. 72; Defeat in the East p. 239).}

Vlasov, Andrei Andreyevitch (1900-2.8.1946) [General-polkovnik (Soviet Lieutenant-General); General, Russian Liberation Army (Russkaya Osvoboditelnaya Armiya - ROA)] -- commander, Soviet 99th Infantry Division c. 1939-1940; commander, Soviet 37th Army (in defense of Kiev) 1941; commander, Soviet 20th Army Nov 1941-Mar 1942; deputy commander, Soviet Volkhov front [Order of Lenin 1940; Order of the Red Banner 24 Jan 1942] {captured by German troops near Leningrad 1942; captured by American troops 1945; turned over to Soviet Army forces by American intelligence officers c. 26 Jun 1945 (NYT 27 Jun 1945:6:5; NYT 2 Jun 1946:35:3; LT 3 Jun 1946:4e); sentenced by the Military College of the Supreme Tribunal of the USSR to death by hanging; execution announced 2 Aug 1946 (NYT 2 Aug 1946:2:5). (Operation Keelhaul p. 72; Encyclopedia of the Third Reich p. 997; ABR-Collaborators).}
Wlassow, Andrej Andrejewitsch (* 01.09.1900 Lomaschkino bei Nischni-Nowgorod, † 02.08.1946 Moskau). 1917 Eintritt in die „Rote Garde“ (spätere Rote Armee), zuletzt Generalleutnant der Roten Armee, 1930 Eintritt in die KPdSU, 1939 Kommandeur der 99. Schützendivision der Roten Armee, 00.01.1941 Kommandierender General des IV. Mechanisierten Korps, 00.09.1941 Oberbefehlshaber der 37. Armee, 00.11.1941 Oberbefehlshaber der 20. Armee (Verteidigung Moskaus), 00.03.1942 Oberbefehlshaber der 2. Stoßarmee (Wolchow-Kessel). 12.07.1942 bei Tuchowetschi in deutsche Gefangenschaft geraten. Er erklärt sich bereit, bei der Niederwerfung des Stalinismus mitzuwirken und unterzeichnet am 10.09.1942 ein Flugblatt, in dem die sowjetischen Soldaten zum Überlaufen aufgefordert werden. Danach Sprecher der Russen beim Chef OKW/WPr (Generalmajor Hasso von Wedel, Berlin), 16.09.1944 Oberbefehlshaber der „Russischen Befreiungsarmee“ (ROA), 14.11.1944 Vorsitzender des „Komitees zur Befreiung der russischen Völker“ (KONR). 12.05.1945 bei Schlüsselburg in sowjetische Gefangenschaft geraten, 02.08.1946 durch den Strang hingerichtet.


06.05.1945 gegen den deutschen Gegenangriff auf Prag greift in breiter Front die 1. Division der Wlassow-Truppen, die 600. (russ.) Infanterie-Division unter Generalmajor Sergej Kuzmitsch Bunjatschenko, ein. Sie kämpft gegen Einheiten der geplanten SS-Division “Wallenstein“ an der Moldau
Nachdem das I. / Grenadier-Regiment 1602 (unter Major Solontawin aus den Resten der RONA-Angehörigen von Bronislaw Kaminski) der 600. (russ.) Infanterie-Division der in die deutsche Wehrmacht eingegliederten Wlassow-Verbände am 13.04.1945 beim “Unternehmen Aprilwetter“ im Oder-Brückenkopf Erlenhof südlich Fürstenberg (AOK 9) ohne Erfolg eingegriffen hatte, löst sich der Verband aus der Front, überschreitet am 24.04.45 bei Bad Schandau die Elbe und erhält am 27.04. vom OB der Heeresgruppe Mitte, Generalfeldmarschall Schörner, den Befehl zum Fronteinsatz bei Brünn / Mähren. Am 2.5. kommt es wegen Disziplinlosigkeit zu ersten ernsten deutsch-russischen Zusammenstößen. Am 5.5. marschiert die Division aus Beroun-Suchomasty in das 50 km entfernte Prag. Die Wlassow-Truppen werden von Tschechen aufgefordert, sich der Roten Armee zu ergeben. Bunjatschenko hofft, sich mit der US-Army arrangieren zu können, diese liefert sie jedoch den Sowjets aus, Wlassow selbst fällt ihnen am 12. Mai bei Schlüsselburg in die Hände. Die Generale der Wlassow-Truppen tragen die Uniform der deutschen Generale, lediglich das Ärmelabzeichen auf dem linken Arm mit dem Andreaskreuz in den Farben “Weiß-blau-Rot“ unter POA machen den Unterschied aus. Die 2. Wlassow-Division (650. russ. ID) steht unter dem Kommando der Generalmajore Swerew bzw Bogdanow, eine 3. (die 7oo. russ. ID), unter GM Schapowalow geplant, kommt nicht mehr zur Aufstellung.

Dieter Zinke
Dieter's quotation is in some points not correct.


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Post by Steen Ammentorp » 01 Feb 2006 08:59

Hi Michi,

Thank you very much for the input. I thought that Hoffman's works was the place so I had already ordered them when posting this thread.

You may have a point about the title of the thread I am interested in all of generals' rank serving with the ROA. Though I do think that it is okay to call them all ROA generals.

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Post by Phil Nix » 01 Feb 2006 11:34

Could I suggest "Against Stalin and Hitler" a memoir of the Russian Liberation Movement by Wilfried Strik-Strikfeldt published by Macmillan and Co 1970
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Post by Michi » 03 Feb 2006 00:12

Hi Michi,

Thank you very much for the input. I thought that Hoffman's works was the place so I had already ordered them when posting this thread.

You may have a point about the title of the thread I am interested in all of generals' rank serving with the ROA. Though I do think that it is okay to call them all ROA generals.

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Please, I beg you, -down on my knees-, not to limit your efforts only to Generals in the ROA.
Broaden your mind.
Take the other eastern Generals outside the ROA also into your list.
If you have only the names of the eastern Generals outside the ROA, it doesn't matter, within a few weeks, of months, you'll got some more informations.
(For the basic facts(First Name & Family Name), there is no difference if you have 25 names or 40 names)

KEEP IN MIND:
At the end of war only the 1. RNA of GenMjr Cholmston-Smyslowskij and the russ. Gren.Brig. 599 (bo) of GenMjr von Henning were the only Russian units outside of Vlasov's ROA/KONR.
So you "have" to take into you list the eastern General-ranks of the Russian Protection Corps in Serbia, the eastern General-ranks of the Cossacks and the XV. (SS-)Kosaken-Kavallerie-Korps, the eastern General-ranks of the Cossack-unit of GenMjr Turkul and last but not least the eastern General-ranks of the Kazacij Stan of GenMjr Domanow.

What will you do with eastern Generals in the KONR??
There were some (7?) with the KONR but not with the ROA.


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Post by Steen Ammentorp » 12 Mar 2006 17:59

Taking Michi's advice I have broaden my mind so I am now trying to track down all officers of general's rank who joined or supported the anti-Bolshevik work 1941-1945, This includes former Czarist, Soviet, KONR or ROA generals and officers from the Soviet territories promoted generals in the Wehrmacht (Mostly Cossacks). My list now includes the following:

General Fedor Fedorovich Abramov (1870-1963)
General ? Arkhangelskii
Major-General Evgenii Ivanovich Balabin (1879-1973)
Major-General Ivan Alekseevich Blagoveshchenskii (00.00.1893-02.08.1946)
Major-General Mikhail Vasilevich Bogdanov (00.00.1897-19.04.1950)
Major-General Pavel Vasilevich Bogdanov (00.00.1900-25.04.1950)
Major-General Vladimir Iliich Boiarskii (00.00.1905-06.05.1945)
General Sisoi Kapitonovich Borodin (1883-1963)
Major-General Aleksandr Efimovich Budykho (00.00.1893-19.04.1950)
Major-General Sergei Kuzmich Buniachenko (1902-1946)
Major-General Timofei Ivanovich Domanov (1887-1947)
General Abram Mikhailovich Dragomirov (1868-1955)
General Aleksei Aleksandrovich Fon-Lampe (1885-1960)
General Nikolai Nikolaevich Golovin
General Alekssandr Vasilevich Golubintsev (1882-1963)
Major-General Ivan Nikitich Kononov (1903-1957)
Lieutenant-General Petr Nikolaevich Krasnov (22.09.1869-17.01.1947)
General V.V. Kreiter
Major-General Viktor Ivanovich Maltsev ( ? -02.08.1946)
Major-General Vasilii Fedorovich Malyshkin (12.12.1896-01.08.1946)
Major-General Grigorii Alekseevic Meandrov (1894-1946)
General Vasilii Ivanovich Morozov (1887-1950)
Major-General Viacheslav Grigorevich Naumenko
Major-General Andrei Zinovevich Naumov (00.00.1891-19.04.1950)
Major-General Boris Sergeevich Permikin
General Ivan Alekseevich Poliakov (1886-1969)
General Boris Nikolaevich Polozov (1888-1966)
Major-General Andrei Nikitich Sevastianov
Major-General Mikhail Mikhailovich Shapovalov (11.01.1898-08.05.1945)
Lieutenant-General Andrei Grigorevich Shkuro (19.01.1887-17.01.1947)
Major-General Boris Alekseevich Kholmston-Smyslovskii
Lieutenant-General Grigorii Vasilevich Tatarkin (1873-1947)
Major-General Fedor Ivanovich Trukhin (29.02.1896-02.08.1946)
Major-General Anton Vasilevich Turkul (1892-1957)
Lieutenant-General Andrei Andreevich Vlasov (01.09.1901-01.08.1946)
Major-General Dmitrii Efimovich Zakutnyi (00.00.1897-02.08.1946)
Major-General Grigorii A. Zverev (1900-1946)
Lieutenant-General Georgii Nikolaevich Zhilenkov ( ? -02.08.1946)
Major-General Efim Sergeevich Zybin (00.00.1894-28.10.1950)

If any can provide full names and dates/years of those missing in the list above I would appreciate it very much.

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Post by Serbian boy » 12 Mar 2006 21:41

Major-General Victor Ivanovich Maltsev 13.04.1895-02.08.1946
Lieutenant-General Georgii Nikolaevich Zhilenkov (?.?.1910. -02.08.1946)

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Post by Steen Ammentorp » 13 Mar 2006 17:30

Thank you very much for the info.

My search today brought some additional names all associated with the Russisches Schutzkorps Serbien.

General Angeleev
General Belogortsev
Lieutenant-General Boris Aleksandrovich Shteifon (00.00.1881-30.04.1945)
Major-General Mikhail F. Skorodumov
General Voskresenskii

Additional information is welcome.

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Post by Serbian boy » 13 Mar 2006 22:59

Lieutenant-General Boris Aleksandrovich Shteifon
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Please provide sources for photos posted on the Forum; this has been requested on numerous occassions already. Note that "internet" is not an acceptable source. Thank you.

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Web site of: "Национальное возрождение России"

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Serbian boy wrote:Web site of: "Национальное возрождение России"


Thank you. Could you please provide a link to this site?

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