(30. 9. 1925 - 29. 9. 1944)
A LEXANDER Stepanovich Nekrasov, sergeant, commander of the gun legkoartilleriyskogo 1326-th Regiment, was born September 30, 1925 in d. Pudovkin, Saratov (formerly. Voroshilov) district of Saratov region. Russian. He graduated from junior high school, and factory school at the refinery named C. M. Kirov. Worked as an operator at the plant.
In March 1943, was drafted into the Red Army. He studied at the regimental school, was promoted to sergeant. From May until the day of death (September 29, 1944) fought against the Nazi invaders in the Leningrad and 2 of the First Ukrainian Front. He took part in defeating the enemy on the Karelian Isthmus and the liberation of Romania. For fighting differences in the battles of Vyborg was awarded the medal "For Courage" (1944).
. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union Alexander Stepanovich Nekrasov was awarded March 24, 1945 for valor and courage in the destruction of the Jassy-Kishinev enemy.
. H a refinery in Saratov Nekrasov monument
. His name is given to fishing guild in d. Pudovkin and Saratov vocational school N 7, which he graduated. Order of the Minister of Defense of the USSR A.S. Nekrasov was ever enrolled in one of the lists of military units.
In the last ten days of August 1944 the compound 2 and 3rd Ukrainian Fronts conducted an offensive operation, . as a result of which were destroyed large enemy forces on the territory of Moldova and Romania, and our troops were able to deploy successful action in the Balkan strategic direction.,
. On the first day of the attack - August 20, 1944 - emplacement batteries, which fought Nekrasov, was subjected to intense bombardment from the air
. From the fragments of bombs lit up boxes of ammunition. At any moment ammunition were to explode. risked his life, Nekrasov rushed to the pile, grabbed a shovel and began to fill up land deals and boxes of ammunition. The fire was extinguished, people, materiel and ammunition, thanks to the courageous actions of Sergeant Nekrasov, were rescued.
August 26 battery changed military formations in the area with. Berezen. On the march column was unexpectedly fired machine-gun fire. More companies Nazis rushed to the attack. The mountain road was narrow, deploy instruments was not possible. Under a hail of bullets from a machine Nekrasov took a machine gun I fired at the enemy counterattacks. Fascist Three bystanders were struck down the first queue, the rest were forced to lie down. Meanwhile, other gun batteries out of the mountain defile, turned to the battle, the Nazis opened fire on a direct-fire and completely destroyed them. Decisive role in defeating the enemy played a bold and courageous actions of Sergeant Nekrasov.
Aug. 29 near a. Pest-Elan over enemy infantry regiment supported by artillery fire and mortars were turned on orders of military batteries, trying to break through the encirclement and break through the west. Hot battle ensued. Enemy shrapnel shells bursting thickly in the arrangement of batteries, the gunner was killed, severely injured, all the other rooms calculation. Bleeding from wounds, Nekrasov one was shooting from the guns, shot, shoot the Nazis were arrayed. When run out of ammunition, a brave sergeant destroying enemy fire with a machine gun and hand grenades. For two hours this unequal fight lasted. Nekrasov repelled all attacks of the enemy, saved the gun and wounded comrades. In this battle, he destroyed 110 Nazi soldiers and officers, 24 vehicles, two vehicles with ammunition and two machine-guns. His heroic feat Nekrasov made it possible to deploy small units to fight and capture a large group of enemy weapons and military equipment.
. P odlechiv in the Medical Battalion wounds, Nekrasov returned to his battery
. September 29 in a fierce battle with a. Pessac, near the Romanian city of Timisoara, the calculation under his command in repelling counterattacks destroyed seven enemy tanks. In this battle, Sergeant Nekrasov had died a hero.
Sources: 1) Heroes of the Soviet Union: A Brief Biographical Dictionary
. V.2. M.: Voeniz.1988.
2) Rumyantsev.N.M. People legendary heroism ". Saratov. 1968