Losik Oleg( Soviet military leader, Marshal of Armored Forces (1975), Hero of the Soviet Union (1944).)
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Biography Losik Oleg
(genus. 4.HII.1915 g. Yartsevo Smolensk region)
In the Red Army in 1935. Graduated from the Saratov armored College (1938), the Military Academy of the General Staff (1950). Member of the Soviet-Finnish war of 1939-40, Mr.. During the Great Patriotic War was the South-West, Stalingrad, W-Byelorussian fronts. Chief of Operations, the Intelligence Division Headquarters Armored Division, deputy commander of a tank brigade, from March 1943. - Commander of the 119 th of a separate tank regiment, distinguished himself in battles for the liberation of Smolensk from the fascist invaders, known as a "Elninskaya". Since December 1943. - Commander of the 4-th Guards Tank Brigade. After the war - the commander of a mechanized division, Rifle Corps, the Army Commander, General Staff Military Academy instructor. Since 1964, Mr.. - 1 st Vice Commander in 1967. - Commander of the Far Eastern Military District. In 1969-85 he. - Head of the Military Academy of Armored Forces. Professor. Awarded 12 Soviet and many foreign orders. In 1995. awarded the Order of Zhukov. Honorary Citizen of Minsk, Yelnya, Yartsevo, honorable soldiers of one of the units.
Lit.: Vorobyev M. etc.. Smolyan - Heroes of the Soviet Union. - M., 1982; Belyaev I.N. In the Service of the Fatherland. - M., 1988.