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|Issa Alexandrovich Pliyev|
|Born||25 November 1903
Stariy Batakoyurt, Russian Empire (now North Ossetia, Russia)
|Died||2 February 1979 (aged 75)|
|Years of service||1926 - 1968|
|Rank||General of the Army|
|Commands held||5th Cavalry Division
2nd Guards Cavalry Corps
1st Guards Cavalry Mechanized Group
Mobile Group Pliyev
Soviet Mongolian Cavalry Mechanized Group
North Caucasus Military District
Soviet Ground Forces in Cuba
|Battles/wars||Battle of Moscow
Battle of Romania (1944)
Battle of Debrecen
Invasion of Manchuria
|Awards||Twice Hero of the Soviet Union|
Issa Alexandrovich Pliyev (Ossetian: Плиты Алыксандры фырт Иссæ; Russian: Исса Александрович Плиев) (25 November [O.S. 12 November] 1903 — 2 February 1979) was a Soviet military commander, Army General (1962), twice Hero of the Soviet Union (16 April 1944 and 8 September 1945), Hero of the Mongolian People's Republic (1971). Member of the CPSU since 1926. He was an ethnic Ossetian.
During World War II, he commanded several mechanized cavalry units, ranging from regiments to army corps. He later commanded the North Caucasus Military District from 1958 to 1968.
- Плиев И.А.. Через Гоби и Хинган (Through the Gobi Desert and the Khingan Mountains). 1965.
- Плиев И.А.. Конец Квантунской армии (The End of the Kwantung Army). 1969
Honours and awards
- Twice Hero of the Soviet Union
- Seven Orders of Lenin
- Order of the October Revolution
- Three Orders of the Red Banner
- Two Orders of Suvorov 1st class
- Order of Kutuzov 1st class
- Medal "For the Defence of Stalingrad"
- Medal "For the Defence of Moscow"
- Medal "For the Defence of the Caucasus"
- Medal "For the Victory over Germany in the Great Patriotic War 1941–1945"
- Medal "For the Victory over Japan"
- Hero of the Mongolian People's Republic
- Two Orders of Sukhbaatar (Mongolian People's Republic)
- Order of Red Banner (Mongolian People's Republic)
- Order of the Polar Star (Mongolian People's Republic)
- Order of Red Banner (Czechoslovak Socialist Republic)
- Order of Polonia Restituta (Poland)
- Virtuti Militari (Poland)
- Commander of the Legion of Merit (USA)