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Danilov, Yuri Nikiforovich
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Danilov, Yuri Nikiforovich

(August 25, 1866 – November 3, 1937), Russian general and military historian. Graduated from the School of Artillery at Mikhailovskoe in 1886, and from the General Staff academy in 1892. From 1908 to 1909 he was quartermaster-general, then senior quartermaster-general. From 1914 he was a general of infantry. Danilov took the leading role in drafting the Russian army’s plan of attack in case of war, entitled “Plan 19.” The plan envisaged a concentration of Russian forces f…

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Dahlmann, Dittmar, “Danilov, Yuri Nikiforovich”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 29 November 2022 <>
First published online: 2015

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