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 (zho͞o′kəf), Georgi Konstantinovich 1896-1974.
Soviet army officer. As chief of staff during World War II, he directed the counteroffensive at Stalingrad, relieved Leningrad (1942-1944), and captured Berlin (April 1945).
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(Russian ˈʒukəf)
(Biography) Georgi Konstantinovich (ɡɪˈɔrɡij kənstanˈtinəvitʃ). 1896–1974, Soviet marshal. In World War II, he led the offensives that broke the sieges of Stalingrad and Leningrad (1942–43) and later captured Warsaw and Berlin; minister of defence (1955–57)
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(ˈʒu kɔf, -kɒf)

Georgi Konstantinovich, 1896–1974, Soviet marshal.
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Noun1.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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