(26. 4. 1918 - 14. 4. 1944)
In asil D. Revyakin, Guard Sergeant, head of the Sevastopol underground party organization, was born April 26, 1918 in a. Danilkin Balashov District, Saratov Region. Russian. Graduated Balashov Teachers' Institute. In 1940 he was drafted into the Red Army.
Great Patriotic War, met on the Southern Front. In the 18 th of the Red Guards Artillery Regiment participated in the defense of Odessa and Sevastopol.
. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union Vasily Revyakin awarded posthumously May 8, 1965 for the creation and management of the underground party organization in Sevastopol in the Great Patriotic War, . for outstanding service, . courage and bravery, . displayed in the struggle against the Nazi invaders.,
. And Menem Hero of the Soviet Union VD
. Reviakina named area and the street in Sevastopol. Heroes of the Underground in Sevastopol built monument.
3 July 1942 on the orders of Soviet High Command, the troops after the unprecedented 250-day defense left Sevastopol. But certain groups of men, covering the retreat, unable to evacuate and for several days continued to struggle with the enemy. In one of these groups and was head of the regiment prodskladom Basil Revyakin. Exhausted and hungry, July 6, he was captured, but on the same day ran from the Nazis and settled in Sevastopol on a laboratory outside.
Circumstances are not allowed to create in Sevastopol organized underground. The Communists left behind enemy lines, were separated. We had to start all over again.
In March 1943, Revyakin created in the first underground groups. Together with engineer Paul Sil'nikova he developed a "Charter of the communist underground organization in the rear of the Germans". Patriots threw the slogan: "Workers of the city of Sevastopol, unite in the fight against Hitlerism!"
Initially, the underground under the leadership of Reviakina write by hand patriotic leaflets and posted them on the streets. Then they got hold of a font, created their own underground printing press and began to publish a newspaper "For the Motherland". The newspaper printed a variety of messages from Moscow, including summaries of Sovinformburo taken with the radio, a shelter in a safe house.
Underground organization grew and matured. Revyakin made contact with a group of patriots, operating in the camp of prisoners of war under the leadership of the Communist Tereshchenko. On instructions Reviakina this group, along with acts of sabotage and subversion, organized the escape from the camp of reliable people who received the necessary assistance from the underground and joined the ranks of the fighters against the fascists.
. By the autumn of 1943 in the recesses of the underground organization came weapons: machine guns, rifles, hand grenades, explosives, ammunition
. The underground began to commit sabotage in the factories of the city, port, railway station. Almost every night in Sebastopol thundering explosions. Came out of the court system, steam engines, soared into the air benzohranilischa and warehouses.
But not asleep and the enemy. In October 1943 the Gestapo arrested kind Sil'nikova and his comrades. All of them before being shot were severely tortured, but did not give their comrades in the struggle.
In answer to the massacre of the patriots Communists intensified their fight against the invaders. December 22 Town explosion shook the huge force, which the station was destroyed 38 cars with troops and military equipment.
Later Revyakin able to communicate with the guerrillas and scouts Crimean Black Sea Fleet. Through them, he gave the command of Red Army valuable information about the enemy.
In March 1944 after being denounced by a traitor Revyakin was arrested. After torture April 14 fascists had shot him.
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