WWII Quiz - Page 103




 
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August 27th, 2006  
Doppleganger
 
 
Ok here's one for you. I will start with hard clues and then progress to easier ones if you are still stuck.

Who am I and why am I remembered?

1st clue:

My last Chief of Staff was General Sandalov.
August 28th, 2006  
MontyB
 
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Doppleganger
Ok here's one for you. I will start with hard clues and then progress to easier ones if you are still stuck.

Who am I and why am I remembered?

1st clue:

My last Chief of Staff was General Sandalov.
Umm you are the 4th Ukrainian Front?
August 28th, 2006  
Doppleganger
 
 
Incorrect. I'm looking for an individual not a formation.
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August 28th, 2006  
perseus
 
 
Doppleganger

Since Sandalov was chief of staff for 7 different formations (with presumably 7 different commanders) between 1940 and 1946 you would have to supply more information as far as I am concerned.
August 28th, 2006  
Doppleganger
 
 
Ok.

2nd clue:

I was involved in fighting near Solnechnogorsk.
August 28th, 2006  
perseus
 
 
Something of a guess

Konstantin Konstantinovich Rokossovskii Marshal of Soviet Union was
Commanding Officer of the 16th Army around this area in 41-42.
August 28th, 2006  
Doppleganger
 
 
Good guess Perseus but incorrect.

Keep 'em coming.
August 28th, 2006  
MontyB
 
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Doppleganger
Ok here's one for you. I will start with hard clues and then progress to easier ones if you are still stuck.

Who am I and why am I remembered?

1st clue:

My last Chief of Staff was General Sandalov.
Ok how about Ivan Stepanovich Konev?
Hard to tell what he was most remembered for probably actions at Kursk or possibly role in the defence of Moscow..
August 28th, 2006  
Doppleganger
 
 
Nope it wasn't Konev.

3rd clue:

I was not active in the Red Army after the spring of 1942.
August 29th, 2006  
boris116
 
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Doppleganger
Nope it wasn't Konev.

3rd clue:

I was not active in the Red Army after the spring of 1942.
General Vlasov