RIDGE Vasily Ilyich( Hero of the Soviet Union (27.II.1945), the retired colonel.)
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Biography RIDGE Vasily Ilyich
(genus. 22.IV.1918, der. Kryazheva now Kiknurskogo district Kirov region).
Graduated Yaransk pedagogical school (1939). He served in the Red Army (1939-41 gg.). In 1941, Mr.. completed courses to improve officers' reserve. Since October 1941. - In the Red Army: Cadet Krasnoufimsk military politichesmkogo School. Since July 1942. - Politruk Company 531 Infantry Regiment 164 Infantry Division. He participated in battles at the direction of Rzhev. After approfondies officers (October 1942) - Commander of the Battalion 909 Infantry Regiment 247 Infantry Division. In August 1943, Mr.. - Battalion 961 th Infantry Regiment, which included part of the release of Mr.. Yartsevo. Took part in forcing rivers Turiya, Western Bug, Vistula. Over the able leadership of Mr. subdivision near. Frankfurt an der Oder, courage and heroism he was awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union. In the Soviet Army - until 1947. He graduated from the Gorky Oblast party schools (1950), Higher party schools in the Central Committee of the CPSU (1958), p. 1979. - Retired. Currently resides in Mr.. Slobodskoi Kirov region. Honorary Citizen of Mr.. Smolensk (since 1995).