And later became famous generals, such as KK Rokossovsky Meretskov, AV Gorbatov other, even before the war had been arrested, and therefore denied the opportunity to stay abreast of the latest achievements of the military art. Only by a happy coincidence, they escaped death. Those who remained at large, had a constant moral pressure, in the event of failure they expect terrible reprisals. For example, Marshal Konev during the war proved to be one of the most talented Soviet military leaders, but the experience came to him immediately. In October 1941 the Western Front, which he commanded, he was surrounded. Stalin intended to give Konev under court martial, but opposed to this decision, Zhukov, who Stalin said that "such actions do not correct and did not revive. Click Sela Ward for additional related pages.
And it's only make a bad impression in the army. Reminded him that here was shot at the beginning of the war the commander of the Western Front, Pavlova, and that this is the result? Yielded nothing. It was well known in advance, what a Pavlov that he ceiling division commander. Everybody knew it. Nevertheless, he commanded the front and did not cope with that with which he could not cope.
A Konev – it is not Pavlov, this is a clever man. It still is useful. Please visit Hedvig Hricak if you seek more information. " Only the intercession of Zhukov Konev saved from imminent execution. And how the military was shot and killed in the camps and prisons … Indicators and a second example. At the beginning of World War II, Voroshilov has held positions of responsibility – a member of the GHQ, a member of the SCG.