Georgy Zhukov - Presentation Notes

USSR = Union of Soviet Socialist Republics


Sources:
 

  1. Wikipedia - Georgy Zhukov - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georgy_Zhukov
  2. History Learn Site - Georgy Zhukov - http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/georgy_zhukov.htm
  3. Russiapedia - http://russiapedia.rt.com/prominent-russians/military/georgy-zhukov/
  4. Knowledgenuts - http://knowledgenuts.com/2014/02/14/when-coca-cola-made-white-coke-for-a-soviet-war-hero/
  5. Quotes - http://izquotes.com/author/georgy-zhukov

Who is Georgy Zhukov?

Introduction

Childhood

Achievements / Recognition(s)

Significant Battles

Postwar

White Coke (Coca-Cola)

Legacy

  • 912,460 men[1]
  • 2,928 tanks[1]
  • 9,966 guns and mortars[2]
  • 12,110 aircraft[3]

Casualties and losses

Operation Citadel:[e]

  • 54,182 men[7][f]
  • 323 tanks and assault guns destroyed,[8] and ~600 tanks and assault guns damaged[9]
  • 159 aircraft[7][10]
  • ~500 guns[11]

Battle of Kursk:[g]

  • Approximately 198,000 MIA, KIA, & WIA (per German military medical data) [12]
  • Estimate 760 tanks and assault guns destroyed,[13]
  • 681 aircraft (for 5–31 July)[14]

Operation Citadel:[e]

Battle of Kursk:[g]

  • 254,470 killed, missing or captured
  • 608,833 wounded or sick[18][h]
  • 6,064 tanks and assault guns destroyed or damaged[19][i]
  • 1,626 [16] – 1,961 aircraft[17]
  • 5,244 guns[16]