(11. 7. 1921 - 18. 10. 1995)
By azaryan Ashot Vagarshakovich - Commander of the Tank Battalion 117 th Tank Brigade (1-Panzer Corps, the 3rd Belorussian Front) Captain. Born July 11, 1921 in the village Chivtkilisa now Tsalka district of Georgia in a peasant family. The Armenian. Graduated sredynyuyu school.
In the Soviet army from 1939. He served in line units. In 1942 he graduated from courses for junior lieutenants.
Member of the Soviet-Finnish war of 1939-1940.
Member of the Great Patriotic War from June 1941. Captain Kazaryan skillfully organized fighting battalion in the East-Prussian operation. 17-23 January 1945 tankers under his command fought the last 150 miles, freeing dozens of settlements, and destroyed a large amount of manpower and equipment of the enemy and captured about 1000 Nazi. Being wounded, the commander remained in the ranks.
. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union with the award of the Order of Lenin and medal "Gold Star" Kazaryanu Ashot Vagarshakovichu awarded March 14, 1945.
. After the war he continued service in the army
. In 1949 he graduated from the Military Academy of armored and mechanized forces. A military commissar of the Armenian SSR.
In recent years he lived in Moscow. Died Oct. 18, 1995. He was buried in Yerevan.
Maj.. He was awarded the Order of Lenin, 2 orders of the Red Banner, Order of the Patriotic War, 1 st degree, Red Star, "For Service to Motherland in the USSR Supreme Council in the 3rd degree, medals.
A quarter century of tanks. Yerevan, 1972, etc.