(1922 - 1944)
B elorossov Vladimir Alexandrovich - the commander of the T-34 181-Tank Brigade (18 th Tank Corps, 5 th Guards Tank Army, 2-Second Ukrainian Front), Second Lieutenant. Born in 1922 in Ivano-Voznesensk (now Ivanovo) in a working class family. Russian. Graduated from high school Б•¬ 46. Was a good artist, was engaged in photography, loved literature and cinema.
In 1942, a volunteer went to the front. In 1943 he graduated from the Gorky tank school and sent to the 5 th Guards Tank Army. Second Lieutenant Belorussia VA. distinguished October 17, 1943 in the battles near the village of Popelnastoe (Alexander region Kirovograd region). October 25, 1943 near the city of Krivoy Rog tankers Brigade supported the offensive Airborne Regiment. T-34 Belorossova, paving the path for the infantry, is far advanced, and was surrounded. On the outskirts of the village, is the junction resistance of the Nazis, the tank was hit, and the driver-mechanic Sergeant Alyapkin - seriously injured. Belorosov ordered the crew to leave the tank. The Germans rushed to the tank, but tank crews fire with machine guns repelled an attack. Risking their lives, the crew managed to escape from the enemy's ring. Results in this battle, the crew Belorossova destroyed 3 tanks, 4 armored vehicles, 2 antitank guns, 4 machine guns, 3 mortar batteries, and many soldiers and officers. Killed in a subsequent battle.
W tion of Hero of the Soviet Union Vladimir Aleksandrovich Belorossovu awarded March 10, 1944.
Awarded the Order of Lenin.
The name of the street are in Ivanovo and Krivoy Rog. At the former school building Б•¬ 46 in Ivanovo was a memorial plaque. Pionerskaja squad school Б•¬ 46 just wore his name. At the moment, a memorial board with a former school building Б•¬ 46 is removed, what organization is now owned by the building could not be determined.
Biography provided by AE Melnikov
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