|Mikhail Tikhonovich Ankudinov|
|Allegiance||Template:Country data USSR Soviet Union|
|Service/branch||Red Army / Soviet Army|
|Years of service||1925 - 1963|
Mikhail Tikhonovich Ankudinov (1905 - 1974) was a Soviet military intelligence officer during World War II. He served as head of the intelligence directorate of the Leningrad Military District in 1950-1962 and retired from the Soviet Army as a lieutenant-general in 1963.
Biography[edit | edit source]
He graduated from an infantry school in 1928 and an armored troops' course in 1932. He graduated from the Frunze Military Academy in Moscow in 1937 and served with the intelligence section of the Special Red Banner Far Eastern Army staff in the Soviet Far East from June 1938 to December 1939.
He next served as a deputy chief of intelligence section for the staff of the 2nd Red Banner Army, also in the Far East, from December 1939 to August 1940, and deputy chief of intelligence for the Far Eastern Front from August 1940 until February 1941, when he became the chief officer of the intelligence section of the staff of the 15th Army.
Lieutenant-General Ankudinov died in 1974.
Awards[edit | edit source]
- Order of Lenin, twice
- Order of the Red Banner, twice
- Order of the Patriotic War, 1st class
- Order of the Red Star, twice