(19. 10. 1912 - 13. 12. 1980)
With ergey Andryushchenko A., Colonel, Chief of Staff of the 23rd Infantry Division, was born October 19, 1912 in a. Novopavlovka Pugachev district of Saratov region. Russian. He graduated from the seven-year school. Prior to his military service he worked in. State Farm Saratov public trust as an apprentice at the farm steward. In 1929, for Komsomol entered Uljanovskoe military infantry school name in. I. Lenin, from which he graduated in 1932. In the prewar years, he served a platoon commander, company, regimental chief of the school, Chief of Staff of the regiment.
. From July 1941 to victory over Germany in World War II fought in the South, the Crimea, North Caucasus, the Steppe, 1, 8 and 2 of the First Ukrainian Front
. He took part in defensive battles in the Crimea and North Caucasus, in the liberation of the Caucasus, Ukraine, Poland, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, defeating the enemy on the territory of Austria. Double seriously wounded. Awarded the Order of Lenin (1954), . two Orders of Red Banner (1942, . 1950), . Order of Suvorov 2 nd degree (1944), . Kutuzov 2 nd degree (1945), . Red Stars of the (1945), . medals "For the Defense of the Caucasus", . "For the capture of Budapest", . "For the capture of Vienna" and four other medals, . well as the Hungarian Order of the Red Banner (1955) and the Czechoslovak medal for the possession of Dukla Pass ",
. Honorary citizen of the city of Bratislava.
. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union with the award of the Order of Lenin and medal "Gold Star" Sergei Alexandrovich Andryushchenko awarded Oct. 25, 1943 for bravery, . courage and skillful command of the divisional in crossing the Dnieper, . capture and retain a bridgehead on the west bank.,
. In the postwar years, SA
. Andryushchenko graduated from the General Staff Military Academy and continued to serve in the Army.
Died Dec. 13, 1980.
E st people who are just gaining the sympathy of others. No, no manners, do not smile. They like its simplicity, sincerity, open heart, willing to help fellow. It is for these qualities and respect in the division of Sergei Alexandrovich Andryushchenko.
Performing heavy duties of chief of staff, he does not sit in the dugout or bus Defense Staff, and was always in the parts in the center of events. Headquarters, headed by Lieutenant Colonel Andryushchenko, differed clearly in the work, highly organized, was a reliable assistant commander in the management of subordinate units.
. September 24, 1943 23rd Infantry Division troops from the first 47-th army went to the Dnieper River in the vicinity of Kanev and was ordered to move to form the river to seize a beachhead on its west coast
. The division commander, Major General Korolev went to reconnoitre in order to, together with unit commanders to choose the most convenient land crossing. Colonel Andryushchenko first outlined his ideas on how to force. The proposed plan of the crossing was adopted without amendment and was immediately pursued.
Two days Andryushchenko was at the pier and headed to the diversion of part of the captured bridgehead. Under constant artillery fire and air strikes, he crossed the Dnieper as a subordinate part, and two regiments of the 30 th Infantry Division.
September 28 after the death of Queen General Lieutenant Colonel Andryushchenko took command of the division. October 2 at the position of one of the regiments of Germans thrown into battle more than 30 tanks and two battalions of infantry, supported by the fire self-propelled artillery. Andryushchenko personally led the counterattack reflection. Friendly fire artillery and infantry was destroyed 11 tanks, 3 self-propelled guns and more than 1000 soldiers and officers. Hold the bridgehead, the division provided transportation for the main forces of the 47-th army.
Sources: 1) Heroes of the Soviet Union: A Brief Biographical Dictionary
. V.1. M.: Voeniz.1987.
2) Rumyantsev.N.M. People legendary heroism ". Saratov. 1968