(20. 2. 1922)
In olkov Yegorov captain - the commander of Battery 171-th anti-tank artillery regiment (18-I anti-tank artillery brigade, 60 Army, 4-th Ukrainian Front)
. Born February 20, 1922 in the village of Staro Selo, now Rodnikovskogo region Ivanovo region in a working class family. Russian. Member of the CPSU since 1943. He graduated from the Ivanovo cotton college. In the Soviet Army from 1942. He graduated from the Kiev School of Artillery. In the same year in the army.
. He was awarded with: Lenin, Alexander Nevsky, two - World War I level, three - the Red Star and medals.
. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union and the Order of Lenin and medal "Gold Star" Volkov Yegorov was awarded June 29, 1945 for courage and valor displayed in battle during the liberation of Poland and Czechoslovakia.
. By apitan Volkov distinguished the spring of 1945
. In March, its battery has successfully led the fight to the enemy in the Mr.. Neustadt (Prudnikov, Poland), shot 4 tanks. In April, the battle for Mr.. Opava (Czech Republic) in repelling counterattacks knocked out 2 tanks.
Fter the war he continued service in the army. In 1953 he graduated from the Military Artillery Academy. F.E. Dzerzhinsky. From 1957 to 1959 as a lieutenant colonel served in the Rostov Higher Artillery Engineering College in Chief of the course the 2 nd Faculty. In 1970, retired to the reserve with the rank of colonel and lived in Moscow.
Sources: 1) Heroes of the Soviet Union: A Brief Biographical Dictionary
. V.1. M.: Voeniz.1987.
2) feat. 3rd edition, Corr. and additional. Yaroslavl, 1980