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Thor Gregory Illarionovich

( Hero of the Soviet Union)

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(28. 9. 1903 - 1943)

T Choir Gregory Illarionovich deputy commander of the 62 th Bomber Division (5 th Army, South-Western Front) Major General Aviation. Born September 28, 1903 in the village now Genuine Konotop rayonana Sumy Oblast (Ukraine) in a working class family. Ukrainetz. Member of the CPSU in 1926. He graduated from the parish school. He worked as a messenger in the telegraph office, telegraph operator in the city of Konotop.

In the Red Army in 1923. In 1924 he graduated from Sumy voennnuyu school in 1929 Б+T Kremlin command im.VTsIK school, flying club and passed the exam in the course of pilot-observer in 1934 Б+T Borisoglebsk school flight commander, in 1940 Б+T Kuksa at the Military Academy of the General Staff.

. Member of the national revolutionary war of the Spanish people in 1936 Б+T 39, fighting on the Khalkhin-Gol (1939), air attache and chief military adviser on aviation in China in 1938.

. In the battles of the Great Patriotic War from June 1941
. Major General Aviation Tkhor in September 1941 led trapped in the environment of the Soviet troops in the area of the city Piryatin Poltava region. In battle, when you exit the environment 24 September 1941 was wounded and captured near the village Zagrebene Hrebinkivskyi Raion. Refused to serve the enemy general Thor was placed in a POW camp, where he headed an underground organization of patriotic Soviet officers and generals. For the organization of advocacy, the preparation of mass escape from the camp was transferred to Nuremberg Gestapo prison and then in a concentration camp Flossenburg, where in January 1943 shot.

. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union Grigory Illarionovich Tkhor posthumously awarded July 26, 1991.

. Awarded 2 orders of Lenin, 3 orders of the Red Banner, Order of Honor Б•  Б•L, medals and foreign decorations.

. W achislen forever in the lists of the military unit
. The monument is installed at home, street named after him in the town of Konotop.


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Sources:
1) Dudko AF, Liubech Az. The right to immortality. Kiev, 1988.
2) Order of Glory of three degrees. Biograf.slovar. M.Voeniz.2000


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