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Zhukov, Georgi

Line breaks: Ge¦orgi Zhu¦kov
Pronunciation: /ˈʒuːkɒf

Definition of Zhukov, Georgi in English:

( 1896–1974), Soviet military leader, born in Russia; full name Georgi Konstantinovich Zhukov. In the course of the Second World War he defeated the Germans at Stalingrad (1943), lifted the siege of Leningrad (1944), and led the final assault on Germany and the capture of Berlin (1945). After the war he commanded the Soviet zone in occupied Germany.

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