(27. 8. 1905 - 7. 8. 1938)
P ozharsky Ivan - the military commissar of the 5-th separate reconnaissance battalion (40 th Infantry Division), Senior Political. Born August 27, 1905 in the city Ardatov now in Mordovia in the family working. Russian, member of the CPSU (b) since 1926. In 1925 he graduated from the Ulyanovsk proftehshkolu. Worked as a secretary volkoma Komsomol member ukoma, chairman revkomissii ukoma member Ardatov City Council.
In the Red Army in 1928. He served in the Far Votoke in the frontier troops as a political worker.
. 25 March 1936 the squadron Commissioner IA Pozharskii participated in repelling the attacks of the Sino-Manchu armed detachment of the border Posiet (now Khasansky) area
. Directed the battle on the right flank, by personal example inspires men. In the middle of the battle Pozharskii was injured, but he has not gone down, while continuing to lead the fight for as long as any gangster was left on Soviet territory. For this feat was awarded the Order of the Red Star.
In August 1937, graduated from the Moscow-graduate courses of political personnel of the Lenin. He returned to his unit to the post of battalion commissar. He was engaged in the political part of the preparation with all its consequences: from the adoption of new party members, to identify Б-= Trotskyite-Bukharin Бv= conspirators.
In 1938, distinguished himself in battle near Lake Hassan. At the critical moment of the senior political Pozharskii raised fighters in the attack. It was in the forefront of attacking. He was wounded, but remained in the ranks. Died Aug. 7, 1938 at the height of the assault Zaozernaya.
. W tion of Hero of the Soviet Union Ivan Alekseevich Pozharsky conferred posthumously on Oct. 25, 1938.
. Awarded the Order of Lenin and the Red Star.
. He was buried in the c.
. Kraskino Khasansky District. His name is given to District, Primorsky Krai, the streets of Vladivostok and in his native city, Ardatovskiy SPTU. The city Ardatov erected obelisk.
Biography provided by Alexander Fugolevym