Zhukov (Russian ˈʒukəf)
- 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)
Example Sentences Including 'Zhukov'
Cardinal, who finished with 19 kills, was at his best going head to head against Calgary gunner Denis Zhukov.
Edmonton Sun (2003)
Marshal Zhukov admitted privately in 1963 that without this aid the Soviet Union" could not have continued the war".
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
The General was short and stockily-built, not unlike Marshal Zhukov of World War Two fame.
Top of the bill was Alexander Zhukov , Russia's Deputy Prime Minister, who was making his first public appearance.
Times, Sunday Times (2004)
Unlike the old cabinet, which had five deputy prime ministers, the new one only has one, former legislator Alexander Zhukov.
With Marshal Zhukov 's help, military aircraft flew the party representatives to Moscow from the outlying provinces.
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