Gerchik Konstantin V.( The military commander, Colonel-General.)
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Biography Gerchik Konstantin V.
(genus. 27.IH.1918, der. Gerchik Mogilev region)
In the Red Army from 1938. He graduated from the School of Artillery, Military Academy. F.E. Dzerzhinsky. During the Great Patriotic War, commanded a battery, an artillery battalion, was chief of staff of the regiment, an artillery brigade. In the postwar years - Senior Lecturer, Military Academy, Deputy Chief of Artillery School. Since 1959, Mr.. in the Strategic Missile Forces. He commanded a brigade of special purpose, was a head of landfill Baikonur (VI.1960 g.). In subsequent years he served as chief of central command post SRF, Deputy Chief of Staff of the Strategic Missile Forces command and control. Since 1963, Mr.. - Chief of Staff of the 50 th of Smolensk missile arima; from 1972 to 1979. - Its commander. Candidate of Military Sciences. directed the establishment of Smolensk and goose housing for military personnel, the construction of the Smolensk Regional House of Officers. Awarded 2 orders of Lenin, Red Banner, World War 1-th degree, the Order "For Service to Motherland in the USSR Armed Forces' 3rd degree, many medals. Member of the Supreme Council of BSSR. Since 1980. Retired. Lives in Moscow.
Lit.: Military Encyclopedic Dictionary Strategic Missile Forces. - M., 1999, Chronicle of major events SRF. - M., 1994, Military Historical Review. - M., 1998, 50 th rakketnaya Army. Events and people. - Smolensk, 1996; kn. 2-I. - Smolensk, 1999