Denikin, Anton Ivanovich
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Denikin, Anton Ivanovich

(December 16, 1872, near Warsaw – August 8, 1947, Ann Arbor), Russian general. Denikin trained as an officer from 1895 at the General Staff Academy in St. Petersburg, and was appointed to the general staff in 1902. After the outbreak of the World War, he served on the southwest front. For two years he was commander of the 4th Brigade of Fusiliers (called the “Iron Brigade,” from 1915 on a division). From September 1916 he was commanding general of the VIIIth Army Corps. The…

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Brand, Bettina, “Denikin, Anton Ivanovich”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 20 October 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-3786_dlws1_beww1_en_0155>
First published online: 2015



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