Dmitry Timofeyevich Yazov (Russian: Дми́трий Тимофе́евич Я́зов; born 8 November 1924) is a Soviet military personnel. He served during World War II and the Soviet–Afghan War. He was born in Omsk Oblast, Soviet Union.
He was the last Marshal of the Soviet Union to be appointed before the fall. He was the only Marshal of the Soviet Union to be born in Siberia. He is veteran of the Great Patriotic War. Yazov is the last surviving Soviet Marshal and the only military marshal not to have been awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union.
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- "Dmitry Yazov". www.globalsecurity.org. Retrieved 11 September 2017.