Solomatin Alexander( Hero of Russia)
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Biography Solomatin Alexander
Born June 23, 1977 in Leningrad. Father - Solomatin Viktor Alexandrovich (1936g.rozhd.) Lieutenant-general, resigned from his post out of the Office of the Chief of General Staff of Armed Forces. Mother - Mitusova Elena, an engineer, worked at the Institute. Son - Victor.
From early childhood, Sasha ahead in the development of their peers. He was always very inquisitive, active and active. With mother, . possessing encyclopedic knowledge, . He received a good all-round education at home: read a lot, . loved and well-known Russian history, . particularly interested in the history of Russian arms, . painting, . excellent dancer, . good control of computer,
Sasha devotedly fond of his father, listened to him all over his uniform and thought the best in men's clothing. It only became aware of myself, I decided to tie its fate to the profession "to defend the Motherland". Since childhood preparing themselves for military service: in sports, melee combat, learned to shoot and shoot well. My father always shared with her son combat experience gained in Afghanistan.
In 1994, Sasha has successfully graduated from high school and enrolled in military school. Years of study to further harden his. He was strong, courageous, it was well developed sense of comradeship, the military fraternity, justice. In 1998 he graduated with honors from St. Petersburg Military Command School Kirov and was assigned to a training compound of the Moscow Military District for the Junior Professional.
In order to fully use their abilities in combat exercises and target practice, Alexander sought to combat unit. In 1999, he made the transfer in the 27-th separate motorized rifle brigade of the Moscow Military District. When the order came on the direction of the officers in Chechnya, Lieutenant Solomatin was one of the first. He was appointed to the 245 th Infantry Regiment of the 3rd Infantry Division 22 th Army.
The fighting opened a military talent and ability commander Alexander. His razvedvzvod a short time became the best. All combat missions due to the skilful action officer resolved without losses, although the act had the most dangerous areas.
December 1, 1999 in the village of Pervomajskoe his unit led the fight. During the battle Alexander competently and skillfully organized the evacuation of the wounded. Thanks to his bold and decisive action unit suffered minimal losses. However, was mortally wounded by a deputy commander of the regiment. Despite a heavy enemy fire, Lieutenant Solomatin managed to organize removal of wounded from the battlefield commander, and he remained to cover the retreat group, inflicted maximum damage to the enemy, but he was mortally wounded.
For personal courage and heroism in the liquidation of bandit groups, Lieutenant Solomatin Alexander was posthumously awarded the title Hero of Russia.
Alexander Solomatin very fond of his family, he loved Russia, proud of its talented people, its accomplishments and how this Russian officer stood up to defend the homeland. It grows year-old son Alyosha.