Langemak George Erihovich( Designer, a military engineer of rank 1)
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Langemak George Erihovich (21.07.1898, Starobelsk - 11.01.1938), a designer, a military engineer of rank 1 (1936). Educated at the Military Technical Academy behalf F.E. Dzerzhinsky (1928). In 1919 joined the Red Army. He served in the Coast Artillery. Since 1934, the chief engineer and deputy. early. SRI? 3 (Rocket Institute) People's Commissariat of Defense Industry of the USSR. One of the main developers and creators of the rockets on smokeless powder for the legendary "Katyusha", later widely used during World War II.
02/11/1937 arrested after being denounced by colleagues. 14/11/1937 applied for NI. Yezhov that, "decided to abandon their worthless denial, and then called the participants of conspiratorial anti-Soviet organization of engineers S.P. Queen, I.T. Kleimenova and VP. Glushko. 11/01/1938 sentenced to death for "sabotage of the samples to prevent new arms". Shot. In 1955, rehabilitated and officially recognized as one of the "fathers" "Katyusha".
To use material from the book.:
Zaleski KA. Stalin's empire. Biographical Encyclopedic Dictionary. Moscow, Veche, 2000
George Erihovich Langemak - born 21 (8) July 1898 in the year in Mr.. Starobelsk Kharkov province in the family state councilor. In 1916 he graduated with a silver medal vosmiklassnuyu Elizavetgradskuyu school. In 1916 he joined the Faculty of Petrograd University. In November of 1916 enrolled in the school of ensigns, which he graduated in 1917, first-class. On the distribution of its guide for service at the Naval Maritime Front stronghold of the Emperor Peter the Great. In 1918 demobilized. In August 1918 he entered the classical department of History and Philology of the University of Novorossiysk. In June of 1919 to mobilize the officer enters into the Red Army and sent to the deputy commander of an artillery battery. After 10 days, he was appointed commander of the battery 4 th Division Artillery Kronstadt fortress, then commandant of the fort "Totleben". In March 1921, during the Kronstadt mutiny refused to join the insurgents, was arrested and sentenced to death and was released after the elimination of disturbances. In 1923 he entered and graduated in 1928, the Military Technical Academy of the RKKA. Then (at the request of NI Tikhomirova), as a specialist in internal ballistics is sent to work in the GDL, which is developing missiles RS-82 RS-mm and 132 mm. In September 1933 appointed Chief LO RNII, and in January 1934 as chief engineer RNII. During work at the institute has nearly completed customization of rockets. One of the main sponsors of "Katyusha". In May 1936 he was awarded the title of Military Engineer of rank 1. In November 1937, he was illegally arrested and January 11, 1938 executed by sentence of the Military Collegium of the Supreme Court as "the enemy of the people". Rehabilitated in November 1955. In June 1991 he was awarded the title Hero of Socialist Labor (posthumously). It is named after a crater on the reverse side of the moon.