Ivan Fedyuninsky

Ivan Fedyuninsky

Ivan Ivanovich Fedyuninsky ( _ru. Иван Иванович Федюнинский) (July 30, 1900 - October 17, 1977) was a Soviet military leader and Hero of the Soviet Union (1939).

He was commanding 15th Rifle Corps in 5th Army on 22 June 1941, and after several other army commands, including 42nd Army in the Leningrad area, took over 2nd Shock Army just before the Battle of Narva (1944). From 1946 for a period he commanded 7th Guards Army.

Ivan Fedyuninsky was awarded four Orders of Lenin, five Orders of the Red Banner, two Orders of Suvorov (1st and 2nd Class), two Orders of Kutuzov, Order of the Red Star, Order for Service to the Homeland in the Armed Forces (3rd Class), numerous medals, and a few foreign orders and medals.

ources and References

*John Erickson (historian), The Road to Stalingrad (1975), & The Road to Berlin (1982).

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