Matvei Vainrub

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Matvei Vainrub (May 2, 1910, Barysaw, Belarus, Russian Empire – February 14, 1998, Kiev) was a Soviet Lieutenant-General, Commander of the tank troops and deputy commander of the 62nd Army (later 8th Guards Army) in the Battle of Stalingrad, World War II; Hero of the Soviet Union. Postwar, he was deputy commander of the Kiev Military District. Vainrub had a long career in the Soviet military, retiring in 1970. He was a brother of Evsei Vainrub.[1]


  1. ^ "Вайнруб Матвей Григорьевич" [Vainrub Matvei Grigorievich]. (in Russian). Retrieved 2016-01-21.