|Stepan Savelyevich Guryev|
1 August 1902|
Romanovo, Russian Empire
(now Lenino, Lipetsk Oblast, Russian Federation)
|Died||22 April 1945
Pillau, East Prussia
(now Baltiysk, Kaliningrad Oblast, Russian Federation)
|Years of service||1919 - 1945|
Stepan Savelevich Guryev (Russian: Степан Савельевич Гурьев; 1 August 1902 - 22 April 1945) was a Soviet Red Army officer and major-general in World War II who led the 5th Airborne Corps, which was reformed into the 39th Guards Rifle Division in August 1942 and fought at Stalingrad.
The general was killed in action at Pillau (today Baltiysk) on 22 April 1945, three days after being awarded the honorary title of Hero of the Soviet Union by the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR.
- Brief biography (in Russian)