hi every one... i am translating Biographies of Soviet Army Generals of ww2 Era to Farsi. my main Source is Generals.dk and i have some questions about some ranks ... i want to know equivalent of these ranks in Soviet Regular Army Ranking System. i want to explain that this rank in NKVD is equalled to Brigadier General in Red Army. here are some of them: 1- Colonel-General ABAKUMOV, Victor Semenovich (1908-1954) Generals of World War II what are Promotions ??? is Colonel-General equivallent to Lt.Gen. ??? or higher ??? 2- Kombrig ABRAMOVICH, Sergei Ivanovich (1893-1938 ) Generals of World War II what rank is this ??? a Political rank/Position ??? what a diffrence between this and "Brigade-Commissar ??? 3- Brigade-Intendant ABRAMSON, Lev Markovich (1896-1945) Generals of World War II what is his rank ??? 4- Senior Major of State Security ABUGOV, Osher Osipovich (1899-1938 ) Generals of World War II what is his rank ??? 5- Komandarm 2nd Rank AMELIN, Mikhail Petrovich ( - ) Generals of World War II what is his rank ??? 6- Komkor ALAFUSO, Mikhail Ivanovich (1891-1937) Generals of World War II what is his rank ??? 7- any site/Forum in Russia covers this suject ??? (biografhies of ww2 Generals) 8- any site/forum covers medal resepients ? 9- where can i find more detailed info like place of birth, religioun or when they entered Army ??? 10- what difrence between Guard Branch Divisions and Regular Branch Divisions ??? are they like Waffen-SS/SS divisions and Heer divisins ??? thanks in advance.