Nikolaenko Stepan Mikhailovich( Hero of the Soviet Union (11.IV.1940 g.).)
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Biography Nikolaenko Stepan Mikhailovich
(27.HII.1905, g. Kharciz Donetsk region - IH.1942.)
In the Red Army from 1927. He graduated from the Cavalry School in 1931, in 1933. - Leningrad armored courses. Member of the Soviet-Finnish war of 1939-1940. Chief of Staff, 95 th Tank Battalion 20 Armored Brigade 7 th Army of the North-Western Front. Lieutenant H. distinguished himself in battle in the area Hotinnenskogo site Mannerheim Line. In the period from 1 February to 13 March 1940, while in the combat formations of the tank battalion, skillfully managed the fighting of his subordinates, and participated in fighting battles, inflicted considerable damage on the enemy in manpower and equipment. In the Great Patriotic War - July 1941. Killed in battle near the village of Zhulebino now Gagarin district. Buried in n. Karmanovo. Its named after a street in g. Khartsizk. At the school building, where he studied, and also at an engineering factory where he worked, a memorial plaque. Documents on the combat path H. exhibited in Gagarinsky historical museum.