Georgi Konstantinovich Zhukov


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Noun1.Georgi Konstantinovich Zhukov - Soviet general who during World Warr II directed the counteroffensive at Stalingrad and relieved Leningrad and captured Berlin (1896-1974)
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No other commander from any side was present at more key points in the struggle than General Georgi Konstantinovich Zhukov.
Thick-set, with handsome features, pale blue eyes peering through rimless glasses, known as a social drinker, fine dancer and non-smoker, Georgi Konstantinovich Zhukov was also regarded by many as brusque, coarse and stubborn, even excessively severe--an accusation frequently levelled at him during the carnage on the Nazi-Soviet Front.