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Fyodor Ya. Kostenko
Born February 22, 1896
Died May 26, 1942
Place of birth Bolshaya Martynovka, Russian Empire
Place of death Soviet Union
Allegiance Russian Empire
Soviet Union
Years of service 1915–1917 (Russian Empire)
1918–1942 (Soviet Union)
Rank lieutenant general
Commands held 2nd Cavalry Corps
26th Army
Battles/wars World War I
Russian Civil War
World War II

Fyodor Ya. Kostenko (1896–1942) was a Soviet corps and army commander. He was born in Martynovsky District, Rostov Oblast to an ethnic Ukrainian family. He fought in the Imperial Russian Army during World War I before going over to the Bolsheviks during the subsequent civil war. He was a recipient of the Order of Lenin, the Order of the Red Banner and the Order of the Red Star.

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  • Великая Отечественная война. 1941—1945. События. Люди. Документы: Краткий исторический справочник/ Под общ. ред. О. А. Ржешевского. Сост. Е. К. Жигунов — М.: Политиздат, 1990. — С. 337.
  • Колесников Г. М., Лебединский Г. Н., Марков Н. В. и др. Липецк. Справочник-путеводитель. — Воронеж: Центр.-Чернозем. кн. изд-во, 1967.
  • Vozhakin, Mikhail Georgievich, ed (2005) (in Russian). Великая Отечественная. Командармы. Военный биографический словарь. Moscow: Kuchkovo Pole. ISBN 5860901135. 
Preceded by
Commander of the 2nd Cavalry Corps
April 1939 – July 26, 1940
Succeeded by

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