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Zhu·kov(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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(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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Zhu•kov(ˈʒu kɔf, -kɒf)
Georgi Konstantinovich, 1896–1974, Soviet marshal.
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|Noun||1.||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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