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The official AHF Soviet Union 1917-1945 quiz thread

Post by Marcus » 26 Nov 2006 21:48

We've had several different quizes running here in the forum for a while with great success and this new section has been open for a while without one, so I'm starting one here too.

The rules are very simple:
The first one to post the correct answer to a question, posts a new question (must be on the Soviet Union during the 1917-1945 time period) and so on.

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Post by Potsdamerplatz » 04 Dec 2006 18:14

Which Russian general personally led his men in a counter-attack against German tanks armed only with a pistol in the early days of Operation Barbarossa?

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Post by Robb » 10 Dec 2006 10:47

Hi Potsdamerplatz,

I think we may need a hint for this one!

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Post by Potsdamerplatz » 10 Dec 2006 22:35

Robb wrote:Hi Potsdamerplatz,

I think we may need a hint for this one!

regards Robb


Here are a few more clues Robb:

* After the German invasion of the Soviet Union in June 1941, this general was made commander of the Soviet north-west armies.

* He was dismissed from his post by Stalin for "incompetence" because he failed to prevent the surrounding of Leningrad by German forces.

* From 1945 to 1947 he supervised the establishment of the communist regime in Hungary.

Who is this man?

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Post by Rodan Lewarx » 11 Dec 2006 10:33

Marshal Voroshilov I think.

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Post by Potsdamerplatz » 11 Dec 2006 14:00

Rodan Lewarx wrote:Marshal Voroshilov I think.


You are correct Rodan Lewarx. The answer is indeed Marshal Kliment Voroshilov and you have the honour of setting the next question. :D

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Post by Rodan Lewarx » 11 Dec 2006 15:35

He began the war (WW2) in 1941. His career was a fantastic and uncommon. A squad leader in 1941 lately he was a comapny leader, batallion leader, cheef of a war journalists unit. In the june 1942 he was sent to partisan unit. In autumn 1942 he became a assistant of partisan formation leader and from december 1943 - the leader of partisan division. He was a Hero of Soviet Union and end the war in the rank of general.

Now name that man.

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Post by Rodan Lewarx » 12 Dec 2006 15:18

Still no answer. The hint: that man was one of the famous partisan leaders, after the war he wrote some books about partisans.

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Post by Juha Tompuri » 13 Dec 2006 09:40

Dimitri Medvedev?

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Post by Rodan Lewarx » 14 Dec 2006 08:19

Sorry, Juha, but not.
Hint: Hero of Soviet Union (1944), major-general (1944)

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Post by Rodan Lewarx » 15 Dec 2006 13:33

Hmm. It's' strange nobody can ame that man. Next hint:
he was in Kovpak partisan formation from 1942 and took part in a number of raids of that formation in Ukraine and Poland.

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Post by HFK » 17 Dec 2006 00:26

Rodan Lewarx wrote:Hmm. It's' strange nobody can ame that man. Next hint:
he was in Kovpak partisan formation from 1942 and took part in a number of raids of that formation in Ukraine and Poland.
Mikgail Galaktionov, maybe

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Post by Rodan Lewarx » 18 Dec 2006 08:49

Sorry, HFK, but not.
Hint: in the late 1943 he became a chief of partisan formation (after Kovpak was wounded). The partisan formation was given a name - 1st Ukrainian Partisan Division.

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Post by Rodan Lewarx » 20 Dec 2006 15:48

Hmm. Still no answer.
Ultimate hint: try use wikipedia or google using information from my previous hints. ;)

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Post by Eugene (J. Baker) » 20 Dec 2006 15:56

As i've found his name long time ago :)))

Vershigora P. P.

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