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Vyazma. Memorial. Monument to Yefremov M.G. (2010)
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Lieutenant General Mikhail Grigoryevich Yefremov (also Efremov) (February 22, 1897–April 19, 1942) was a military commander of the Soviet Union. He took part in the October Revolution, joined the Bolshevik Party in 1919, and became a division commander in 1921. He also became a military advisor to the National Government of China in 1928. During World War II, he commanded the Soviet Central Front in August 1941, and the Soviet 33rd Army from October 1941. After that army was surrounded and partially destroyed at Vyazma in March-April 1942, he committed suicide to avoid being taken prisoner by the Germans. There is a monument to him in Vyazma.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mikhail_Grigoryevich_Yefremov

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