Said Vladimir L.( Hero of the Soviet Union)
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Biography Said Vladimir L.
(October 18, 1924)
. Hero of the Soviet Union, Vladimir Leonidovich Govorov awarded: two Orders of Lenin (1980, . 1984), . two Orders of Red Banner (1967, . 1972), . two honors World War II degree (1944) and I degree (1995), . two medals "For Service to Motherland in the Armed Forces of the USSR" III degree (1975) and II degree (1983), . Order of Friendship (1995), . five foreign medals and 27 medals.,
. Born October 18, 1924 in Odessa
. Father, says Leonid Aleksandrovich (1897-1955) - Marshal of the Soviet Union, Hero of the Soviet Union,. Mother - Govorova Lidia Ivanovna. Wife-Govorova (Nedelina) Ludmila Mitrofanovna (1929-1983). Brother, Sergey L. (1944. born.) - retired colonel. Son, says Leonid V. (1952. born.) - retired colonel, candidate of technical sciences, laureate of Lenin Komsomol. Granddaughters: Mary (1981. born.) - a student of economic faculty of Moscow State University named after MV Lomonosov, Ludmila (1986. born.) - schoolgirl.
Childhood memories associated with his father, Vladimir, who gave all his spare time educating. Vladimir Leonidovich recalls, . in 1939, . when there was a Soviet-Finnish war and the father was at the front, . in his letters continued to engage in dialogue with his son on various issues, . sometimes even consulted him on mathematics, . constantly reminding him of the need to help mother,
In 1938, when Vladimir was 14 years old, he had a episode that remained forever in his memory. In Spain, there was a war, and Moscow could often meet evacuees Spanish children. The spirit of the Spanish war, which were imbued in those years and adults, and children who have not passed and Volodya. Together with his friend Sergei Kushchev he decided to try his luck and go to Spain to the front, to help Republicans. The passenger train and a freight and then they came to Tuapse and made their way to the ship, which was to follow in Barcelona. A few days already on the high seas of "spotted". A week later, Vladimir was brought before the parents. Father and mother listened quietly story son. My father never interrupted him, only then murmured: "Such of you did not expect". After this episode, he became increasingly say the son of his duty, that he was almost an adult and should think independently: a grown-up attitude to life, most of all seek. Leonid really like that my son realized his dream - learned to be an engineer and took up the noble task: to build ships. These plans are ruined Great Patriotic War.
In 1942 Vladimir graduated from the accelerated courses Ryazan Artillery School. While father commanded the Leningrad Front. Vladimir Kotov is the commander of the platoon fire, but the war ends artillery battery commander. Awarded the Order of the Patriotic War II degree.
After the war he joined an artillery officer in the Graduate School at the end it was appointed commander of the artillery battalion. It was 1946, when the officers during the war, were sent to study at the Academy. This path is not passed, and Vladimir. In the same year he entered the Military Academy named after M. V. Frunze, from which he graduated in 1949 with the rank of Major and was assigned as deputy commander of the mechanized regiment in the city of Chernyahovsk Kaliningrad region. Three years later he was appointed commander of the regiment. In this capacity, he served in the 11-th army for three years. At that time, the army commanded by Colonel-General Peter Kirillovich The leader - a man who played in the fate in. L. Govorova the teacher's role in military case. Three regimental exercises, which were then under the command of Koshevogo in the 11 th Army, remained in the memory of the future General of the Army for life.
In 1956. L. Govorov appointed chief of staff of the division, and in 1958 it has already sent a colonel in the Soviet Army Group in Germany as Chief of Staff of the division, where he soon became the commander of the same division. Divisions Govorova, which stood in the south of the GDR, in Thuringia, had to participate in a number of contingencies to protect bridges, borders. Situation was quite tense at times. This is evidenced by the fact that instead of the Army General and. I. Jakubowski commanding a group of Soviet troops in Germany, was appointed Marshal of the Soviet Union and. S. Konev. Participation in this action several delayed entry in. L. Govorova in the Military Academy of the General Staff of the USSR. In 1963 Govorov graduated from this Academy with a gold medal and was appointed Chief of Staff, 2 nd Guards Tank Army. In 1967 he was appointed commander of the Army. Fate brings him back to P. K. The leader, Marshal of the Soviet Union, the commander of the Group of Soviet Forces in Germany. In 1969, Lieutenant-General Govorova appointed first deputy Koshevogo. In 1971,. L. Govorov a new assignment - commander of the Baltic Military District. In this district, Colonel General Govorov served a little over a year.
Members of the Military Council of the district were the first secretaries of the CC CP of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. With all of them have good and friendly relations, especially with regard to the First Secretary of CC CP Lithuania A. I. Snieд-kus, which have remained Govorova memories as a very wise and glubokomyslyaschem man..
In 1972. L. Govorov assigned to one of the senior posts in the Armed Forces of the Soviet Union - the commander of the Moscow Military District. Since the early days before it emerged extreme situation, and not quite a military nature. This was the year the infamous fire that engulfed a huge area in the center of European Russia. They threatened to become a national disaster. The first task of the team began to fire suppression. It was a time of extremely tense: had to virtually fly through the Moscow and the adjacent areas, to ensure the participation of various arms of the civilian population, hundreds of thousands of people in the fight against fire.
November 7, 1972 the new commander of the Moscow Military District, commanded by a military parade dedicated to the 55-th anniversary of the Great October Socialist Revolution. This day was one of the most memorable in life. L. Govorova: This parade was the first to Govorova and hundredths in the history of parades in Red Square. During the leadership of the Moscow Military District, in. L. It is also said nine times withdrawal of troops, to march to the main area of the country.
Nearly nine years of life, which are on the Moscow Military District, were extremely rich. After Moscow - is the most difficult region in the country. Here are the top public, political and military leaders, government and public institutions, the diplomatic corps around the world. Here, hold parades and other large-scale nation-wide activities. All this required the error-free solutions put forward to the troops District.
In December 1980,. L. Govorova waiting for a new appointment - it is now commander of the troops of the Far East. The magnitude of this assignment can be judged in such cases: the territory was 11 million square kilometers, it includes the Trans-Baikal and Far Eastern military districts, the Pacific Fleet, as well as the Army, stationed in Mongolia. Govorov it was necessary to organize cooperation with the armies of Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Mongolia, to conduct large-scale joint exercises all the armed forces. In this period. L. Govorov conducted a broad socio-political work, was intimately connected with the local Soviet and party organs. Vladimir Leonidovich enjoyed enormous prestige, he was awarded the title of Honorary Citizen of the city of Ulan-Ude.
In 1984, when he said, was a business trip to Mongolia, he found the call Minister of Defense of the USSR D. F. Ustinov: "We offer you the position of Deputy Minister of Defense. As you look at it predlozhenieN "On this question there is only one answer:" Thank you for your trust ". This year was not simply a return to Moscow, he was marked by 60-year anniversary and the appointment to the high position of Deputy Minister of Defense - Chief Inspector of the Ministry of Defense.
. October 17, 1984, Vladimir Leonidovich Govorov awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union "for his great contribution, . made to improving the combat readiness of troops, . leadership shown parts, . connections and associations, . personal courage and bravery, . displayed in the struggle against the Nazi invaders in the Great Patriotic War, . and in connection with the 60-year anniversary of the birth.,
. Authority, knowledge and experience acquired in
. L. Govorov decades of military service in various positions, allow the results of its work to put on the benefit of improving the Soviet Armed Forces. In those years, as a member of the Military Council of the Warsaw Pact, he repeatedly visited the countries of the Treaty, met with the first leaders of those countries.
It was in 1986. A few days after the Chernobyl accident in. L. Govorov was appointed to lead the civil defense of the USSR, while remaining Deputy Minister of Defense. The main task which does not allow the slightest delay, was the elimination of the Chernobyl tragedy. Entry into the course must be in place. I had to quickly pull up special units to study the situation on the ground, to take measures for decontamination of large areas of Belarus, Bryansk, Oryol, Kursk, Tambov and other areas exposed to the influence of an atomic explosion.
Job Head of the Civil Defense of the USSR occurred in the period when the country one after another, followed by major catastrophes of all sorts: an earthquake in Armenia, an explosion in Arzamas, a train crash near Ufa. All these and other events, . causing heavy damage and huge casualties, . Govorova led to the conclusion that, . that country's civil defense system should be fundamentally restructured and largely focused on emergency, . occurring in peacetime,
. Under his leadership, have been developed proposals.
In 1992, the Army General. L. Govorov retired.
In 1994 he was elected chairman of the Committee of the Order of the All-Russia World War I the degree of social organization of war veterans. Thanks to his perseverance and a creative search for a short time he managed to make to the Committee, new forms and methods of work. These include - inter-regional meeting-seminar of heads of veterans' organizations and representatives of administrations, . addresses social issues, . which were held in Siberia (Kemerovo), . the Far East (Vladivostok), . Urals (Ekaterinburg), . the Middle Volga region (N. Novgorod) and in Moscow,
. All this has helped to promote the activities of veterans 'organizations in the regions achieved notable success in improving the military-patriotic education of youth, a number of issues of legal and social protection of veterans'.
In 1995, the biography in. L. Govorova fared even one bright and exciting page - the anniversary parade of veterans, which he commanded
. Vladimir Leonidovich Rossiyskogo is co-chair of the organizing committee for preparing and holding the celebrations of 55 th anniversary of Victory in Great Patriotic War, . Rossiyskogo deputy chairman of the Organizing Committee on preparation and conducting activities in connection with the memorable events of the military history of the Fatherland and Veterans Affairs, . Deputy Chairman of the Council for Cooperation with the Veterans Association, . reserve officers and the resignation of the President of Russia, . Co-Chairman of Coordinating Council organization of war veterans and the Armed Forces under the Ministry of Defense.,
. L. Govorov actively participates in international activities. He is considered one of the leaders of the international veterans' movement, as demonstrated for the first time in the history of the Committee elected its vice-president of the World Veterans Federation. Vladimir Kotov participates in all major international events of the world veterans' movement. He was one of the organizers of the International Conference of veterans' organizations in Central and Eastern Europe, . held in Moscow in 1997, . where made and made concrete proposals on further development of international veterans' movement,
. Under his leadership, for a short time has established and maintained close ties with national veterans' organizations for more than 40 countries around the world. As vice president of the World Veterans Federation, he participated in the meeting of the Special NGO Committee on Disarmament in Stockholm in 1998.
In. L. Govorov actively involved in publishing activity. In particular, he as a member of redsoveta made a significant contribution to the creation of the book "Moscow - Red Square" and the book / album about Marshal GK. Zhukov
. Hero of the Soviet Union, Vladimir Leonidovich Govorov awarded: two Orders of Lenin (1980, . 1984), . two Orders of Red Banner (1967, . 1972), . two honors World War II degree (1944) and I degree (1995), . two medals "For Service to Motherland in the Armed Forces of the USSR" III degree (1975) and II degree (1983), . Order of Friendship (1995), . five foreign medals and 27 medals,
He was repeatedly elected deputy of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR (1972, 1974, 1979, 1984), People's deputy of the USSR (1989). Elected member of the CPSU Central Committee at the XXVI and XXVII Congress of the CPSU.
Lives and works in Moscow.