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All Stalin's Generals (Все генералы Сталина)

Post by Jeff Leach » 04 Aug 2019 15:11

A while back I posted a list of all Soviet front commander 1943 - 1945. After a review of the post, I was less than happy with it. It contained errors and wasn't of the standard that I would have liked. So I slowly started going back and checking the information one fact at a time. This showed me that there had been new publications since I originally worked on Soviet general back in 2012 - 2014. One of these new works was Denis Solov'ev, 'All Stalin's Generals' (Денис  Соловьев Все генералы Сталина), which is supposed to encompass 50 volume but only about 20 are done so far. Each volume costs about $5. Volume 1 covers most of the front commandesr, some of the army commanders and some others. It is 104 pages and gives a brief overview of each general's carrier and awards. This volume was really nice and is much better with dates than the information found in Командармы (Army Commanders). Volume 2 was only 56 pages and covers generals in alphabetical order but the date information doesn't seem to be of the same standard as Volume 1. A few names seem to be missing from Volume 2 too.

I have mixed feelings about the books so far. Volume 1 was a steal at $5. The date information about the generals' carriers was a real blessing and the biography of generals outside of the combat commanders is also of value. Neither volume has an index or bibliography which are a definitive minus. If the subject interest you, it is probably worth supporting the author's efforts.


I made my own index to volume 1 and 2 (below). It is in Russian but if you can't get pass the Cyrillic names then the above volumes won't be of any use.

Денис Соловьев Все генералы Сталина. Том 1 «ЛитРес: Самиздат» 2019 (104 pages)

ЖУКОВ Георгий Константинович 4
МЕРЕЦКОВ Кирилл Афанасьевич 6
ТЮЛЕНЕВ Иван Владимирович 8
АПАНАСЕНКО Иосиф Родионович 9
ГОРОДОВИКОВ Ока Иванович 10
ЛОКТИОНОВ Александр Дмитриевич 11
ШТЕРН Григорий Михайлович 12
АКИМОВ Степан Дмитриевич 13
АНТОНЮК Максим Антонович 13
АРТЕМЬЕВ Павел Артемьевич 15
БАТОВ Павел Иванович 16
БАХТИН Александр Николаевич 18
БОГДАНОВ Иван Александрович 19
БОЛДИН Иван Васильевич 20
ВАСИЛЬЕВ Василий Петрович 22
ВАТУТИН Николай Федорович 22
ВЕРЕВКИН-РАХАЛЬСКИЙ Николай Андреевич 23
ВИТКАУСКАС Винцас Иосифович 24
ГЕРАСИМЕНКО Василий Филиппович 24
ГЕРАСИМОВ Михаил Никанорович 26
ГОЛУБОВСКИЙ Василий Степанович 28
ГОРЕЛЕНКО Филипп Данилович 29
ЕРЕМЕНКО Андрей Иванович 30
ЕРШАКОВ Филипп Афанасьевич 31
ЕФРЕМОВ Михаил Григорьевич 32
ЖУКОВ Георгий Васильевич 33
ЗАГЮ Михаил Михайлович 34
ЗАХАРКИН Иван Григорьевич 35
ЗЛОБИН Вениамин Михайлович 36
ИВАНОВ Федор Сергеевич 37
ИОНСОН Густав Юрьевич 37
КАЛИНИН Степан Андрианович 38
КАЧАЛОВ Владимир Яковлевич 39
КИРПОНОС Михаил Петрович 40
КЛЕНОВ Петр Семенович 41
КЛЫКОВ Николай Кузьмич 42
КЛЮЕВ Леонид Лаврович 43
КЛЯВИНЬШ Роберт Юрьевич 43
КОВАЛЕВ Михаил Прокофьевич 44
КОЗЛОВ Дмитрий Тимофеевич 45
КОЛЕНКОВСКИЙ Александр Константинович 46
КОНЕВ Иван Степанович 47
КОРСУН Николай Георгиевич 48
КОСТЕНКО Фёдор Яковлевич 49
КУЗНЕЦОВ Василий Иванович 50
КУЗНЕЦОВ Федор Исидорович 51
КУРДЮМОВ Владимир Николаевич 52
КУРОЧКИН Павел Алексеевич 53
ЛУКИН Михаил Федорович 55
ЛЬВОВ Владимир Николаевич 56
МАЛАНДИН Герман Капитонович 57
МАСЛЕННИКОВ Иван Иванович 58
МЕДВЕДЕВ Никифор Васильевич 59
МОРДВИНОВ Василий Константинович 60
МОРОЗОВ Василий Иванови 60
МОРОЗОВ Григорий Федорович 61
МУЗЫЧЕНКО Иван Николаевич 62
НАДЕЖНЫЙ Дмитрий Николаевич 62
НОВОСЕЛЬСКИЙ Юрий Владимирович 64
ОКУЛИЧ Александр Константинович 65
ОСОКИН Василий Васильевич 66
ПАРУСИНОВ Филипп Алексеевич 66
ПОПОВ Маркиан Михайлович 67
ПУРКАЕВ Максим Алексеевич 68
ПШЕННИКОВ Петр Степанович 70
ПЯДЫШЕВ Константин Павлович 70
РЕЙТЕР Макс Андреевич 71
РЕМЕЗОВ Федор Никитич 72
РЕПИН Василий Иванович 73
РОМАНЕНКО Прокофий Логвинович 74
РОМАНОВСКИЙ Владимир Захарович 75
РЯБЫШЕВ Дмитрий Иванович 76
СЕЛИВАНОВ Иван Васильевич 77
СЕРГЕЕВ Всеволод Николаевич 78
СМИРНОВ Андрей Кириллович 80
СМИРНОВ Илья Корнилович 80
СМОРОДИНОВ Иван Васильевич 82
СОКОЛОВ Григорий Григорьевич 82
СОКОЛОВСКИЙ Василий Данилович 83
СОФРОНОВ Георгий Павлович 85
СТЕПАНОВ Григорий Алексеевич 86
ТЮРИН Александр Алексеевич 87
ФИЛАТОВ Петр Михайлович 87
ФРОЛОВ Валериан Александрович 88
ХМЕЛЬНИЦКИЙ Рафаил Петрович 89
ХОЗИН Михаил Семёнович 90
ЦВЕТАЕВ Вячеслав Дмитриевич 91
ЧЕРЕВИЧЕНКО Яков Тимофеевич 93
ЧЕРНЯК Степан Иванович 94
ЧИБИСОВ Никандр Евлампиевич 96
ЧУЙКОВ Василий Иванович 97
ШАПКИН Тимофей Тимофеевич 99
ШЕВАЛДИН Трифон Иванович 100
ШИЛОВСКИЙ Евгений Александрович 100
ЩОЛОКОВ Николай Кононович 102
ЯКОВЛЕВ Всеволод Федорович 103

Денис Соловьев Все генералы Сталина. Том 2 «ЛитРес: Самиздат» 2019 (56 pages)

АБРАМИДЗЕ Павел Ивлианович 4
АВВАКУМОВ Яков Александрович 6
АВЕРКИН Дмитрий Иванович 7
АЛАВЕРДОВ Христофор Николаевич 8
АЛЕКСАНДРОВ Петр Алексеевич 9
АЛЕКСЕЕВ Иван Иванович 10
АЛЕКСЕЕВ Михаил Васильевич 11
АЛЕКСЕЕВ Платон Николаевич 11
АЛФЕРЬЕВ Петр Федорович 12
АЛЯБУШЕВ Филипп Федорович 13
АНДРЕЕВ Анатолий Иосифович 14
АНДРЕЕВ Дмитрий Иванович 16
АНИСИМОВ Николай Петрович 17
АНИСОВ Андрей Федорович 18
АНТИЛЛА Аксель Моисеевич 18
АНТОНОВ Алексей Иннокентьевич 20
АПОЛЛОНОВ Аркадий Николаевич 24
АРМАДЕРОВ Георгий Александрович 24
АРТЕМЕНКО Павел Данилович 25
АРУШАНЯН Баграт Исаакович 27
АРХИПЧИКОВ Константин Яковлевич 28
АСТАНИН Андрей Никитович 28
АХЛЮСТИН Петр Николаевич 29
АЧКАСОВ Александр Иванович 30
АШАХМАНОВ Павел Иванович 31
БАДЕЙНОВ Дмитрий Иванович 31
БАЙДАЛИНОВ Сергей Артемьевич 32
БАКУНИН Федор Алексеевич 33
БАРАНОВИЧ Ефим Викентьевич 34
БАРИНОВ Александр Иванович 35
БАРОНОВ Константин Федорович 36
БАЦАНОВ Терентий Кириллович 37
БЕЗУГЛЫЙ Иван Семенович 38
БЕЛОВ Николай Никанорович 39
БЕЛОВ Павел Алексеевич 41
БЕЛОКОСКОВ Василий Евлампиевич 42
БЕЛОНОГОВ Василий Андреевич 42
БЕЛЯЕВ Николай Иванович 44
БЕЛЯКОВ Гамалиил Яковлевич 45
БЕРЕЗИН Александр Дмитриевич 45
БЕРЕЗИНСКИЙ Лев Самойлович 47
БЕРЕЗОВСКИЙ Илья Николаевич 47
БЕРЗАРИН Николай Эрастович 48
БИКЖАНОВ Ибрагим Паскаевич 49
БИРИЧЕВ Иван Иванович 50
БИРЮЗОВ Сергей Семенович 51
БИРЮКОВ Николай Иванович 53
БИЯЗИ Николай Николаевич 54
БОБКИН Леонид Васильевич 56

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Post by taurus » 05 Aug 2019 16:38

Good Day.
The predatory pricing policy of the author discourages all desire to buy his books.

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Post by Art » 05 Aug 2019 17:55

250-400 r. per volume doesn't seem very much. Or am I missing something?

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Post by taurus » 05 Aug 2019 18:45

Art wrote:
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250-400 r. per volume doesn't seem very much. Or am I missing something?
Good day.
In each “volume” there are just a little more than 50 pages. And for this the price of 400 rubles is being asked.
And the total "volumes" - 50. It turns out 20,000 rubles. This is already a loss of reality on the part of the author.

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Post by Steen Ammentorp » 05 Aug 2019 18:51

Interesting books and I believe we are at volume 31 now. I have seen a few of them and volume 1 clearly appears to be the best, better that Командармы, but not much better than the later комкоры and комдивы.

I am puzzled by the share numbers of volumes though short, he is able to get published within a short time, not only these but also on the generals of the Imperial army 1914-1917 (at least 21 volumes) and the senior officers of period 1935-1940.

I tend to agree with taurus that the large number but very short volumes seems a bit speculative.
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Post by Art » 05 Aug 2019 18:52

Are there about 50 bio sketches in each volume? Seems too few to cover all Soviet general.

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Post by taurus » 05 Aug 2019 19:24

Art wrote:
05 Aug 2019 18:52
Are there about 50 bio sketches in each volume? Seems too few to cover all Soviet general.
Exactly. Nevertheless, the author plans to include in this volume information on all the generals who received the title in the period 1940-1945.
We are talking about more than 5,000 people.
Moreover, the author also undertook many other works along the way, including, for example, publishing information on all colonels of 1935-1945.
I declare with all responsibility - this is not real! The author is cunning, knowing in advance for himself the inability to cover this topic.

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Post by taurus » 05 Aug 2019 19:26

Steen Ammentorp wrote:
05 Aug 2019 18:51
Interesting books and I believe we are at volume 31 now. I have seen a few of them and volume 1 clearly appears to be the best, better that Командармы, but not much better than the later комкоры and комдивы.
I have his book on captured Wehrmacht generals.
The preface says that the data is based on archival information, but even a superficial examination allows us to conclude that this is copy-paste.

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Post by taurus » 05 Aug 2019 19:29

This three-volume edition is 100% compiled from their archival information. And the price is adequate to the content.
Three volumes contain information on 3.552 biographies. 2100 p.

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Post by Jeff Leach » 06 Aug 2019 08:46

taurus wrote:
05 Aug 2019 19:29
This three-volume edition is 100% compiled from their archival information. And the price is adequate to the content.
Three volumes contain information on 3.552 biographies. 2100 p.

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What 'three-volume edition' are you refering too ...

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Post by taurus » 06 Aug 2019 14:33

Jeff Leach wrote:
05 Aug 2019 19:29
What 'three-volume edition' are you refering too ...
"The Generals of the Red Army" in three volumes.
The book was published in three volumes a month ago.

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Post by Steen Ammentorp » 06 Aug 2019 20:44

Hi Taurus,

Where can you buy these three volumes? As far as I can read only 130 copies were printed.
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Post by taurus » 07 Aug 2019 17:13

Good day Steen Ammentorp.
Yes, only 130 copies came out. I have scans of all three volumes. I can give you on condition of personal use. Write me in PM then.
If you want to have a book, I can give the author’s contacts. Three volumes cost $ 76. With delivery to Denmark - it will be more expensive, of course.

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Post by Jeff Leach » 07 Aug 2019 17:34

Really a shame of only 130 paper copies. Wouldn't it be possible to make them available through ЛитРес?

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Post by taurus » 07 Aug 2019 18:17

The author is about 80 years old. He spent about 20 years collecting and processing information. And on the release of the book - almost all of their retirement savings.

In general, military reference and encyclopedic publications in Russia do not differ in large print runs. 500 pieces is considered a lot.
Divisional Commanders and Combrigs, for example, come out in such runs of 200-300 pieces.

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