KOZYREV Paul G.( Hero of the Soviet Union (25.H.1943 g.).)
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Biography KOZYREV Paul G.
(15.V.1919, der. Manyuki now Monastryschinskogo Area - 10.VI.1991, Smolensk)
In the Red Army from 1938. Graduated from small arms and machine-gun school. At the front since June 1941. The battalion commander, 748 th Infantry Regiment 206 th Infantry Division of the Voronezh Front. Captain K. distinguished on the night of September 26, 1943, when his battalion was among the first forced the Dnepr and captured the bridgehead on the right bank near the village bakers Kanev region Chernihiv region. In the battle for the retention and expansion captured from the enemy lines until 28 September his battalion rescued more than 10 lzhestochenneyshih kontraatak enemy, destroying about 170 Germans. He was wounded several times, but did not leave the battlefield until the main forces. In 1944, Mr.. of injury was dismissed. Lived and worked in Smolensk. He was awarded the Order of Lenin, World War 1 st and 2 nd degree, 2 orders of Red Star, slow.