LIPATENKOV Fedor Petrovich( Hero of the Soviet Union (6.IV.1945, posthumously).)
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Biography LIPATENKOV Fedor Petrovich
(2.IH.1910, der. Savenko Smolensk region - 21.I.1945, was killed in battle. Buried in g. Lviv).
In the Red Army from 1928. He graduated from the Military Academy. Frunze (1941). Member of the Great Patriotic War from June 1941. The commander of 19-th Guards Mechanized Brigade 8 th Guards Mechanized Corps 1 st Belorussian Front. Guard Colonel L. distinguished themselves in Vistula-Oder operation. January 15, 1945, breaking through the enemy on the defensive line mangushevskom bridgehead on January 16th Mechanized Brigade crossed the river on the run. Pilica, provided the river crossing troops army liberated the Polish city of Novo Miasto. January 17 crew made a rapid dash to 70 km and cut off one of the major factions of the enemy's escape routes from Lodz. A team led by. was fought 400 km, freed more than 600 settlements, destroyed several hundred Nazi. L. awarded the Order of Lenin, 2 orders of the Red Banner, Order of the Patriotic War, 1 st degree, Krvasnoy stars, medals.