Nikolai Simoniak

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Nikolai Pavlovich Simoniak
Birth name Nikolai Pavlovich Simoniak
Born (1901-02-17)17 February 1901
Berezovka, Poltava Governorate, Russian Empire
Died 19 April 1956(1956-04-19) (aged 55)
Leningrad, Soviet Union
Buried Leningrad
Allegiance  Soviet Union
Service/branch Infantry
Years of service 1918–1945
Rank Lieutenant General
Commands held 8th Rifle Brigade
136th Rifle Division
63rd Guards Rifle Division
30th Guards Rifle Corps
67th Army
3rd Shock Army

Soviet-Finnish War
World War II

Awards Hero of the Soviet Union
Order of Lenin (3)
Order of the Red Banner (3)
Order of Suvorov, 1st Class
Order of Suvorov, 2nd Class
Order of Kutuzov, 1st Class
Order of the Red Star

Nikolai Pavlovich Simoniak (Russian: Симоняк Николай Павлович, February 17 [O.S. February 4] 1901 – April 23, 1956) was a Soviet military commander.

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  • Glantz, David M. (2002). The Battle for Leningrad 1941–1944. Kansas University Press. ISBN 0-7006-1208-4.