Tuesday, June 18, 2013

BELARUS: JEWISH GENERALS/ADMIRALS

 The names of Jewish generals and admirals during WWII, who were born in Belarus, can be found on a Russian site at: http://www.beljews.info/ru/d_generals.php The information is based on a book by Professor F. Sverdlov, "Jews-The Generals of the Armed Forces of the USSR" (1993).
The list includes their names, position, and home district in Belarus. A few of the surnames on the list are:
Aleskovski

Babich, Baytin, Barenboim, Beskin

Vainrub, Wasilewski, Weizman, Verkhovski

Galerkin, Goberman

Zhukovsky, Zenkevich

Ioffe, Itskin

Karasik, Katznelson, Konyukhovski

Leo, Levent, Lopatin

Maloshitsky

Orlov

Pekurin, Plaske, Plotkin

Ratner, Rogozny, Rivkin

Sorkin, Supryan

Feldman

Hanin

Chertok

Speyer, Steinman

Yanovsky