Leonid Sandalov

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Leonid Mikhailovich Sandalov
Native name Леонид Михайлович Сандалов
Born 10 April 1900
Bisiriha village, Kineshma County, Kostroma Governorate, Russian Empire
Died 23 October 1987
Moscow, Soviet Union
Buried at Kuntsevo Cemetery
Allegiance  Soviet Union
Service/branch Red Army
Years of service 1919-1955
Rank Colonel general

Russian Civil War
Soviet invasion of Poland
World War II


Order of LeninOrder of LeninOrder of LeninOrder of the Red Banner (4)
Order of Suvorov 1st class
Order of Kutuzov 1st class
Order of the Red Star
Order of the Patriotic War 1st class

Order of the October Revolution

Leonid Mikhaylovich Sandalov (Russian: Леонид Михайлович Сандалов) (10 April 1900, Vichuga, Ivanovo Oblast – October 23, 1987) was a Soviet military leader with the rank of colonel-general. During World War II, he led staffs of the armies and fronts. After the war, he led the staffs of military districts, he was Deputy Chief of Staff of the Army. A talented and prolific memoirist and military analyst. Honorary Citizen of Vichuga, Kobrin, and Riga.

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