Aleksei Alekseyevich Brusilov (Russian: Алексе́й Алексе́евич Бруси́лов, IPA: [ɐlʲɪkˈsʲej ɐlʲɪkˈsʲejɪvʲɪdʑ brʊˈsʲiɫəf]; 31 August [O.S. 19 August] 1853 – 17 March 1926) was a Russian and later Soviet general most noted for the development of new offensive tactics used in the 1916 Brusilov ...
Aleksey Alekseyevich Brusilov, (born Aug. 31 [Aug. 19, Old Style], 1853, Tiflis, Russia—died March 17, 1926, Moscow), Russian general distinguished for the “Brusilov breakthrough” on the Eastern Front against Austria-Hungary (June–August 1916), which aided Russia’s Western allies at a crucial time during World War I.
Brusilov Offensive, Brusilov Offensive, (4 June–10 August 1916), the largest Russian assault during World War I and one of the deadliest in history. At last the Russians had a capable commander, General Aleksey Brusilov , and in this offensive he inflicted a defeat on Austro-Hungarian forces from which their empire never recovered.
Born 19 August 1853 in Tiflis, Russian Empire. Died 17 March 1926 in Moscow, USSR. Aleksei Alekseevich Brusilov was a Russian general in the First World War, successively holding the posts of commander of the 8 th Army, commander the south-western front and supreme commander in chief. After the Bolshevik’s ascent to power, he was arrested ...
Brusilov Offensive begins. On June 4, 1916, the Battle of Lutsk marks the beginning of the Brusilov Offensive, the largest and most successful Allied offensive of World War I.
Aleksei Alekseyevich Brusilov was a Russian and later Soviet general most noted for the development of new offensive tactics used in the 1916 Brusilov offensive, which was his greatest achievement. The innovative and relatively successful tactics used were later copied by the Germans.
Russia’s ‘iron general’, Aleksei Alekseevich Brusilov, is known abroad mainly for his unprecedentedly successful 1916 offensive which effectively knocked Austria-Hungary out of the First World War.