Oka Ivanovich Gorodovikov
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|Born||1 October 1879
(now Rostov Oblast)
|Died||26 February 1960
|Service/branch||Land forces, cavalry|
Oka Ivanovich Gorodovikov (Russian: Городовиков, Ока Иванович; 1 October [O.S. 19 September] 1879 in Mokraya Elmuta village, current Rostov Oblast – 26 February 1960 in Moscow) was a Soviet cavalry general of Kalmyk and Cossack ethnicity, a Hero of the Soviet Union.
During July and August 1920, he commanded the 2nd Cavalry Army.
He served as Inspector-General of Cavalry from 1938 to 1941, and as Deputy Commander of Cavalry from 1943 until his retirement in 1947.
- A. Shipov 100 great Cossacks http://fisechko.ru/100vel/kazakov/86.html
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