(1916 - 22. 2. 1940)
E zhov Nicholas - the commander of the tank 15 Tank Battalion (13th Light Tank Brigade, 7 th Army, the North-Western Front) Jr. platoon commander. Born in 1916 in the village now Satyrevo Elias district of the Ivanovo region in a peasant family. Russian. He graduated from primary school. He worked as a tractor driver in Ankovskoy MTS. In the Red Army from October 1937. Graduated from the regimental school.
Member of the Soviet-Finnish war of 1939-1940 the. The commander of a tank platoon commander, Jr. Ezhov excelled in the winter of 1940 in the battles to break through the enemy's fortified line south of the railway station Kцгmцгri (now Gavrilovo Vyborg district, Leningrad region). Fire and the treads of the tank crushed the weapon emplacements of the enemy than contributed to the successful advance of the infantry units.
. February 22, 1940 in the forest one kilometer from the settlement tank Peyyampery Ezhova stood on a narrow clearing due to breakage
. The crew had to do emergency repairs of the engine. At this time, the tank went to a group of Finnish skiers in white mashalatah. The crew had an unequal battle. One after another, the snow fell slain comrades Yezhov. He himself was fired, until run out of bullets. The latter left for themselves, preferring death captivity.
. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union Nikolai Konstantinovich Yezhov posthumously awarded March 21, 1940.
. He was awarded the Order of Lenin, Red Banner.
Special thanks for their help in preparing the biography:
. Gnezdovo Evnegiyu Nikolaevich
. Smolin EV
Biography provided by AE Melnikov
. 1) Heroes of the Soviet Union: A Brief Biographical Dictionary
. V.1. M.: Voeniz.1987.
2) feat. 3rd edition, Corr. and additional. Yaroslavl, 1980