Zhukov Georgi Konstantinovich

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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