(24. 1. 1919 - 15. 8. 1985)
In asil Ulyaiovich Netesov, lieutenant, a rifle company commander, 3rd Battalion, 2 nd Mechanized Brigade, was born January 24, 1919 in a. Ust-Muravlyanke Repevskogo district of Voronezh region. Russian. He graduated from the seven-year school, before being called up for military service during the two years he worked on the farm. In 1939 - 1957 he served in the Soviet Army. He took courses for junior lieutenants in 1941 and postgraduate courses officers "shot" in 1945.
. From the beginning to the end, the Great Patriotic War, fought in the West South-West, Stalingrad and 2 of the First Ukrainian Front and the Japanese on the front Transbaykal
. He took part in defensive battles near Mogilev, Kharkov, in the Battle of Stalingrad, the liberation of Smolensk Oblast, Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova, Romania, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, defeating the enemy on the territory of Austria and Manchuria. Wounded three times, twice wounded. For military distinction and impeccable service in the Soviet Army awarded two Orders of Red Star (1943, . 1955), . two medals "For Service in Battle" (1943, . 1950), . medal "For Defense of Stalingrad, . "For the Defense of Kiev", . "For the capture of Budapest", . "For the capture of Vienna", . "For the liberation of Prague and five other medals, . as well as the Mongolian medal "For the Victory over Japan.,
. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union with the award of the Order of Lenin and medal "Gold Star" Basil Ulyanovich Netesova awarded on Sept. 13, 1944 for bravery and courage, . shown in crossing the Dniester, . capture and hold a bridgehead on the right bank.,
. In the postwar years V.U
. Netesov completed courses to improve officers' Shot. Captain reserves. Lived and worked in Mr.. Saratov. Died Aug. 15, 1985.
With toyala spring thaw, it rained, the dirt roads become impassable. The enemy resisted fiercely at favorable for the defense of borders, seeking to retain parts of the Right-Bank Ukraine. But tanks and infantry, overcoming difficulties, uncontrollable avalanche came forward. March 16, 1944 was released on a major railway junction Vapniarka in the next two days leading part 6 Panzer Army reached the Dniester in the area, Mr.. Mogilev-Podolsky.
Even on the approaches to the Dniester Netesov lieutenant was ordered to cross the river to burst its western coast on the shoulders of the retreating enemy and establish a bridgehead and to ensure the crossing of the main forces battalions. Many fighters do not know how to swim, and no ferrying funds in the company was not. Dniester, usually calm and nemnogovodny in these places, churned by the rains and spring floods, it clouded the cold water did not dare to cross, even good swimmers, experienced warriors.
. Netesov sent soldiers in the neighboring village in the hope that local residents will indicate the place most convenient for the ferry, will help overcome the raging river
. And indeed, after a while the soldiers dragged to the river, logs, planks, doors from the destroyed barns, empty barrels from the fuel and ordinary peasant tubs. Hastily were linked rafts, built a small ferries.
The first set sail from the coast the third platoon. The Nazis initially did not notice paratroopers and late in opening fire. Gun, hit the flesh with the height, could not do any harm, as the men passed the shoot zone and entered the "dead" space. Protected by steep bank shore platoon strong attack to destroy the enemy on the dominating heights and captured as trophies defective machine gun.
Counterattack began. Initially, the German machine gunners attempted to regain altitude, but, having lost half its forces were forced to retreat. Half an hour counterattack repeated. At this time against two dozen of our soldiers, led by Netesova opponent threw the whole company. Stojko struggled a handful of our brave. Having spent all their ammunition and grenades, Netesov beat the enemy from the captured machine gun. Counterattacks was completely destroyed. Soon the entire company arrived, and then the battalion. The bridgehead was expanded.
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