|Born||18 January 1897
|Died||9 April 1965
From 1937 Lopatin was appointed commander of a cavalry division. He began the Great Patriotic War in the rank of General-Major, and was promoted to the rank of General-Lieutenant 1942.
During the war he commanded the 31st Rifle Corps of the Southwestern Front (from October 1940), 9th Army (from July 1941), 62nd Army (from August 1942)with the mission, to defend Stalingrad, 34th Army (from October 1942), 11th Army (during March - July 1943), and 20th Army (September - October 1943).
He also completed the Higher academic course at the Military Academy of the General Staff in 1947.
After the war Lopatin commanded a Rifle Corps, and occupied high ranking positions in Staffs of several Military Districts before retiring in 1954.
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