|Ivan Mikhailovich Chistyakov|
|Born||September 27, 1900|
|Died||March 7, 1979(aged 78)|
|Place of birth||Tver Governorate, Russian Empire|
|Place of death||Moscow, Soviet Union|
|Service/branch||Soviet Red Army|
|Years of service||1918–1968|
Ivan Mikhailovich Chistyakov (September 27, 1900 – March 7, 1979) was a Soviet division and army commander. He began his military career fighting for the Bolsheviks against the White Movement. He became a major general in January 1942 and a lieutenant general in January 1943. As part of the 1st Baltic Front, he participated in the campaign to free Lithuania from Nazi occupation. He was a Hero of the Soviet Union as well as a recipient of the Order of the Red Banner, the Order of Lenin, the Order of Suvorov (1st and 2nd class) and the Order of Kutuzov. He received the Order of the National Flag from North Korea.
Awards[edit | edit source]
- Jubilee Medal "XX Years of the Workers' and Peasants' Red Army", 1938
- Jubilee Medal "In Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Birth of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin", 1970
- Medal "For the Defence of Moscow"
- Medal "For the Defence of Stalingrad"
- Medal "For the Victory over Germany in the Great Patriotic War 1941–1945"
- Jubilee Medal "Twenty Years of Victory in the Great Patriotic War 1941–1945", 1965
- Jubilee Medal "Thirty Years of Victory in the Great Patriotic War 1941–1945", 1975
- Medal "For the Victory over Japan"
- Medal "Veteran of the Armed Forces of the USSR"
- Jubilee Medal "30 Years of the Soviet Army and Navy", 1948
- Jubilee Medal "40 Years of the Armed Forces of the USSR", 1958
- Jubilee Medal "50 Years of the Armed Forces of the USSR", 1968
- Jubilee Medal "60 Years of the Armed Forces of the USSR", 1978
Bibliography[edit | edit source]
- Коллектив авторов. Великая Отечественная. Командармы. Военный биографический словарь / Под общей ред. М. Г. Вожакина. — М.; Жуковский: Кучково поле, 2005. — С. 261—262. — ISBN 5-86090-113-5.
- Герои и подвиги. — М.: Воениздат, 1986. — Кн. 8.
- Герои Советского Союза: Краткий биографический словарь / Пред. ред. коллегии И. Н. Шкадов. — М.: Воениздат, 1988. — Т. 2 /Любов — Ящук/. — 863 с. — 100 000 экз. — ISBN 5-203-00536-2.
- Галицкий К. Н. Годы суровых испытаний. 1941—1944 (записки командарма) — М.: Наука, 1973.
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- Чистяков Иван Михайлович на сайте Министерства обороны Российской Федерации
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