World: Men of War

Red Army generals remain practically anonymous until they demonstrate their abilities. Last week, as half a dozen armies continued to chew up the Wehrmackt in South Russia, the bestowal of the Soviet Union's highest military honor—the Suvórov Order, First Degree—brought some of them into world view.

Savior of Stalingrad and commander in chief of the armies threatening the German flank in the Caucasus from the northeast is Colonel General Andrei Ivanovich Yeremenko, 50. Stocky, brown-haired, he was born in the Ukraine, left a farm to join the Czarist army in 1913. After the...

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