GOMONKOV Ivan Prokofievich( Hero of the Soviet Union (31.V.1945 g.))
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Biography GOMONKOV Ivan Prokofievich
(27.II.1919, der. Yavkino Shumyachskogo district - 8.HI.1980, Moscow)
In the Red Army from 1938. He graduated from the Moscow School of Border Troops (1939). Member of the Great Patriotic War from June 22, 1941. Was surrounded. Break through his ring. Since December 1941. September 1943. - As a partisan in the Smolensk region. Then again in the army: the company commander 986 th Infantry Regiment 230 th Infantry Division 1 st Belorussian Front. Captain D. April 24, 1945, Mr.. in the battle for Berlin at the head of a company crossed the river. Spree, took strong point, repelled several counterattacks. Roth has destroyed 12 guns, 6 machine-guns, 3 mortar shells and more than 120 Nazis. Being wounded, continued to run the unit. After the war - retired. He was awarded the Order of Lenin, World War 1-st degree, Red Star and medals.