General Gareyev presented his latest book, Simonov as a Military Writer, to the President and thanked the President on behalf of the veterans for caring for them.
Makhmut Akhmetovich Gareev was born on July 23, 1923 in Chelyabinsk. In 1941 he graduated from the Tashkent Infantry School. He served in the Soviet army for more than 50 years. Member of the Great Patriotic War - fought on the Western, 3rd Belorussian and 1st Far Eastern fronts. He was wounded and shell-shocked several times. In the postwar years he graduated with honors and a gold medal from the Military Academy. Frunze / 1950 / and the Military Academy of the General Staff / 1959 /. He served in various command and staff posts in the Far Eastern, Belorussian and Ural military districts. In the Belarusian military district, commanded a regiment, a motorized rifle and training tank divisions, was the chief of staff of the combined arms army, then served as chief of staff of the Ural Military District, head of the Military Scientific Directorate and deputy chief of the Main Operations Directorate of the General Staff of the USSR Armed Forces. He worked in the military-diplomatic direction: in 1970-71 he was the chief of staff of the Chief Military Advisor in Egypt and in 1989-90 - military adviser to the president, Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Afghanistan. Last position - Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the USSR Armed Forces. Army General.
Currently, Makhmut Gareyev holds the posts of President of the Academy of Military Sciences, Inspector General of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, Chairman of the Public Council under the Chairman of the Military Industrial Commission under the Government of the Russian Federation, Deputy Chairman of the Public Council under the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation.
The author of the books "Tactical exercises and maneuvers", "Combined arms exercises", "MV Frunze - military theorist", "Military science", "If tomorrow is war", "Outlines of the armed struggle of the future" and many others, as well as a series of essays about the front commanders of the Great Patriotic War and more 200 scientific works on the methodological problems of military science, the theory of military art, methods of military training and education, military history, published in the USSR, Russia and abroad.
He was awarded the Order of Lenin, four Orders of the Red Banner, two Orders of the Patriotic War of the 1 Degree, the Order of Alexander Nevsky, two Orders of the Red Star, the Order of the Red Banner of Labor, orders for serving the homeland in the USSR Armed Forces 3 degree "and" Friendship of Peoples ", as well as 20-th medals.
Laureate of them. Frunze and the State Prize of the Russian Federation. Zhukov. Doctor of Military Sciences, Doctor of Historical Sciences, Professor, Full Member of the Academy of Sciences of Tatarstan.