|Mikhail Grigoryevich Girshovich|
Михаил Григорьевич Гиршович
|Born||April 18, 1904|
|Died||July 26, 1947(aged 43)|
|Place of birth||Kutno, Poland, Russian Empire|
|Place of death||Khabarovsk, Soviet Union|
|Years of service||1920–1947|
Russian Civil War|
World War II
Order of the Red Banner|
Order of Lenin
Order of Kutuzov
Early years[edit | edit source]
Born in a Jewish family of officials. Finished 4 classes of Jewish school. Moved to Belorussia.
Red Army[edit | edit source]
In the Red Army since 1920. In 1926 graduated Moscow artillery school. In 1938 graduated Anti-aircraft artillery course.
During the World War II[edit | edit source]
- Deputy commander of Army Air Defense.
- Head of Moscow Anti-aircraft warfare (1942–1943).
- Head of Red Army Anti-aircraft warfare (1944–1945).
- Head of Amur PVO Army, Deputy Far East PVO Commander (1946). In this role Mikhail died in 1947.
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