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  2. Pyotr Krasnov - Wikipedia

    Pyotr Nikolayevich Krasnov (Russian: Пётр Николаевич Краснов; 22 September ( old style: 10 September) 1869 – 17 January 1947), sometimes referred to in English as Peter Krasnov, was a Don Cossack historian and officer, promoted to Lieutenant General of the Imperial Russian Army when the revolution broke out in 1917, one of the leaders of the ant...

  3. Pyotr Nikolayevich Krasnov | Russian officer | Britannica

    Pyotr Nikolayevich Krasnov, (born Sept. 10 [Sept. 22, New Style], 1869, St. Petersburg, Russia—died Jan. 17, 1947, U.S.S.R.), imperial Russian army officer and a commander of anti-Bolshevik forces during the Russian Civil War. During World War II he helped organize anti-Soviet Cossack units for the Germans and urged the creation of a Cossack ...

  4. Krasnov, Pyotr Nikolayevich |

    Krasnov, Pyotr Nikolayevich views 3,459,063 updated KRASNOV, PYOTR NIKOLAYEVICH (1869 – 1947), Cossack ataman, anti-Bolshevik leader, and author. Son of a Cossack general, Pyotr Krasnov was born in St. Petersburg and educated at Pavlovsk Military School, graduating in 1888.

  5. How Russian Cossacks fought for and against Hitler

    One of them, Pyotr Krasnov, made this appeal on June 22, 1941, day one of Operation Barbarossa: “I say to all Cossacks that this war is not against Russia, but against the communists, the Jews ...

  6. Nazi collaborator monuments in Russia - The Forward

    Looming over the complex is a statue of Pyotr Krasnov (1869–1947), historian, antisemite and Nazi collaborator. Krasnov was a prominent commander of the Don Cossacks who had fought against the...

  7. Battle of Tsaritsyn - Wikipedia

    The city, which had been an important center of support for the October Revolution and remained in the hands of the Reds, was besieged three times by anti-Bolshevik Don Cossacks under the command of Pyotr Krasnov: July–September 1918, September–October 1918, and January–February 1919.

  8. Pyotr Krasnov | Military Wiki | Fandom

    On May 28, 1945, Pyotr Krasnov was handed over to the Soviets by the British authorities in Operation Keelhaul. He was sentenced to death by the Military Collegium of the Supreme Court of the USSR , together with General Andrei Shkuro , Timofey Domanov and Helmuth von Pannwitz .