NIKITIN Matthew Timofeevich( Soviet military commander, Colonel armor.)
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Biography NIKITIN Matthew Timofeevich
(22.YIII.1911, der. Stomyatskoe Smolensk province - 14.IH.1981)
In the Red Army in 1933. He graduated from the Armored School (1936), the Military Academy of the General Staff. Was on the staff work. During the Great Patriotic War - Chief of Staff of the regiment, brigade, a tank corps, Operations Chief of Staff 1 st Guards Tank Armiii. After the war - the head of division headquarters, . Odessa Military District, . Chief of Staff, . 1-st deputy commander and commander of the Southern Group of Forces, . Chief of General Staff of the Army - 1 st Vice-Chief of Ground Forces, . then worked in the central apparatus of the USSR Ministry of Defense,
. Awarded 5 Order of the Red Banner, . Order of Suvorov 2 nd degree, . Kutuzov 2 nd degree, . World War 1-st degree, . 2 orders of Red Banner of Labor, . Orders of the Red Star, . "For Service to Motherland in the Armed Forces' 3rd degree, . medals, . Polish Order of Virtuti Military ", . Czechoslovak orzhenom White Lion,
. Honorary Citizen g.Bogoduhova Kharkiv region.
Lit.: Belyaev I.N. In the Service of the Fatherland. - M., 1988.