(5. 5. 1923 - 20. 6. 1975)
M ihail Alekseevich Egorov - Sergeant, reconnaissance 756 th Infantry Regiment (150 th Infantry Division, 3rd Shock Army, 1 st Belorussian Front). Born May 5, 1923 in the village Iermoshenko Rudnianski district of Smolensk region in a peasant family. Russian. Primary Education. He worked on the farm. In the period of German - Nazi occupation of their homeland was a partisan. In the army in December 1944.
. Awarded the Order of Lenin, Red Banner, World War 2 degrees, the Red Star, the Glory 3 degrees, medals and foreign decorations.
. W tion of Hero of the Soviet Union with the award of the Order of Lenin and the Gold Star Medal "Mikhail Alekseevich Egorov awarded May 8, 1946.
. D of 1947 continued to serve in the army
. Graduated sovpartshkolu in Smolensk. Worked at Rudnyanckom Dairy. Died June 20, 1975 in a car accident. Buried in the Smolensk. His street name are in Smolensk and lane in the village Monastyrshchina Smolensk region. At the Dairy in g. Rudnya and the house where he lived hero, a memorial plaque. Honor, a citizen of Smolensk and Berlin.
April 30, 1945 MA. Yegorov and junior sergeant Kantaria was handed the Red Banner Military Council of the 3rd Shock Army of the 1 st Belorussian Front and ordered to hoist him over the Reichstag. Entrenched in the Reichstag, a major grouping of German troops, most of which were part of the elite SS, resisted fiercely.
. When the Reichstag to the left of 80-100 meters, Sergeant Egorov and junior sergeant Kantaria crawled up to the building and unfurled a red banner
. Warriors of our divisions, encouraged them to exploit rapidly attacked the enemy and broke into the Reichstag. Fought for every floor, every room and stairwell. In the 21 hour 30 minute red flag was set Egorov and Kantaria on the second floor, and when the unit Neustroeva Davydova and cleared the upper floors of the building, the flag was hoisted on the dome of the Reichstag.
. Currently, the Victory Banner is stored as a sacred relic in the Central Museum of Armed Forces.
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