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Astafjevs Vasily Mikhailovich

( Hero of the Soviet Union)

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(October 25, 1919)
. In July 1943, distinguished himself during the Dnieper crossing, for which the Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of 20 December 1943 he was awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union.
. Born October 25, 1919 in the village of the upper section Tokarevsky region of Tambov Region
. Father - Michael Astaf'ev Maximovich. Mother - Mary Astaf'eva Timofeevna. Wife - Astaf'eva Vera (1924. born.). Sons: Astaf'ev Vladimir V. (1947. born.) Astaf'ev Alexander (1956. born.).

In 1938 he graduated from the Pedagogical Basil Astaf'ev Rabfak in Tambov and worked as a teacher in a More-Lozova high school Tokarevsky district of Tambov region. In 1939 he was drafted into the Red Army. Further, he participated in the Soviet-Finnish war. In 1940 he was sent to Borisovskoye military engineering school, after which he was assigned to active duty.

About him legitimately can say: was the war. From July 1941 to May 1945 had fought in the South-West, Voronezh, 2-m Ukrainian, 1 st Belorussian fronts. Was the commander of an engineering platoon, company, battalion, infantry division. Participated in the battles of Moscow and Stalingrad, in the Orel-Kursk, Yasso-Kishinev, Vistula-Oder, Berlin operations.

. In July 1943, distinguished himself during the Dnieper crossing, for which the Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of 20 December 1943 he was awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union.

. After the war, remained in the army
. In the 1945-1947 academic years commanded a company of engineering regiment, and in 1947-1966 years has consistently held the post of Chief of Engineers, anti-aircraft artillery regiment, division, corps air defense
. In 1966 he retired from the Armed Forces of the USSR in the rank of colonel
. Until 1988 he worked as engineer in the construction and operation of highways management "Permavtodor". From 1962 to 1980. volunteer led regional branch Rossiyskogo Peace Fund. From 1963 to 1982 commanded the military-sports games "Eaglet" and "Summer lightning". Between 1992 and is currently Chairman of the Perm Regional Committee of the Veterans

. For courage and heroism, . displayed on the front, . as well as for active participation in community service was awarded the Order of Lenin (1943), . Red Banner (1945), . Red Star (1943, . 1959), . Alexander Nevsky (1945), . World War I degree (1985), . Order of Friendship (1999), . 18 medals,
. In 1989 he was elected deputy of the USSR. He was awarded the title of "Honorary Citizen of the city of Perm and Perm region.

Vasily Mikhailovich loves the work, which benefits. He likes to communicate with youth. Leisure time trying to hold on walks around the city, in the woods. Likes to read Pushkin, Mikhail Sholokhov, in. Pikul, watching Soviet films, sing songs. Favorite sport - volleyball; Artists - L. Zykina, L. Leshchenko AND. Kobzon IN. Vinokur.
Lives and works in the city of Perm.


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