Websites with biographical and historiographical notes about Georgy Konstantinovich Zhukov(December 1 [O.S. November 19] 1896 – June 18, 1974). He was a Soviet military commander who, in the course of World War II, led the Red Army to liberate the Soviet Union from the Axis Powers' occupation, to advance through much of Eastern Europe, and to conquer Germany's capital, Berlin.