Konstantin Konstantinovich Rokossovsky ( Russian: Константин Константинович Рокоссовский; Polish: Konstanty Rokossowski; 21 December 1896 – 3 August 1968) was a Soviet and Polish officer who became a Marshal of the Soviet Union, a Marshal of Poland, and served as Poland's Defence Minister from 1949 until his removal in 1956 during the Polish Oct...
Konstantin Konstantinovich Rokossovsky, Rokossovsky also spelled Rokossovskii, (born December 21 [December 9, Old Style], 1896, Velikiye Luki, Russia—died August 3, 1968, Moscow), Soviet military commander noted for his role in the Battle of Stalingrad (1942–43).
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(1896–1968) Polish-born Soviet field-marshal. Rokossovsky enlisted in the Tsarist army and joined the Red Army in 1919. Arrested during Stalin's purges, he was released from prison camp to become one of the outstanding generals of World War II, taking part in the battles of Moscow, Stalingrad, Kursk, and others.
Konstanty Rokossovsky, Polish: Konstanty Rokossowski, (21 December 1896 in Warsaw - 3 August 1968 in Moscow) was a Marshall of the Soviet Union (1944), a marshall of Poland (1949), and twice a Hero of the Soviet Union (1944, 1945). In World War II he commanded an army in the Moscow battle, Bryansk, and Donskoy fronts (in the Stalingrad battle ).
Marshal Konstantin Rokossovsky played a key command role in the Soviet offensive. This remarkable communist warrior died after six years in peaceful retirement after drafting his memoirs at age 71 on August 3, 1968, while the Soviet Union was invading its postwar satellite Czechoslovakia for the second time in less than 25 years.
Konstantin Konstantinovich Rokossovsky was a Soviet and Polish officer who became a Marshal of the Soviet Union, a Marshal of Poland, and served as Poland's Defence Minister from 1949 until his removal in 1956 during the Polish October.
Konstantin Rokossovsky's place in history as a military leader was established in the war known among Russians as the Great Patriotic War that began with the German invasion of the Soviet Union on June 22, 1941. He rose a disgraced officer and former prisoner charged with treason, through the rank of Major General, to become a Marshal of the ...
Konstantin Rokossovsky Was the Marshal of Two Armies During the 20th Century Russia during the first half of the 20th century was both massive and constantly engaged in military conflict.
Born. December 21, 1896 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire [now Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland] Died. August 3, 1968 in Moscow, Russian SFSR, USSR [now Russia] Birth Name. Konstantin Konstantinovich Rokossovsky.