ARZHAVKIN Alexander Fedorovich( Rear-Admiral. Member of the Great Patriotic War.)
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Biography ARZHAVKIN Alexander Fedorovich
(18.04.1909, Yartsevo-16.09.1965, Leningrad).
In the Soviet Navy from 1932. He graduated from the Sevastopol naval school of coastal defense (1936), the Naval Academy (1941). In the prewar years, commanded a battery, he served in the headquarters of the CAC, in the war - the gunboat, a division of boats Volga Flotilla, distinguished himself in the battles of Stalingrad. Then there was the commander of 25 Battalion of boats on the lake Ilmen, 25 th Brigade of river boats on Lake Peipsi, 2-th separate brigade river Danube flotilla of ships. Member of the Victory Parade in Moscow on June 24, 1945
. In the postwar years he served as commander of the compounds, the Training Unit, the flotilla commander, deputy commander of the Northern Fleet, deputy commander of the Leningrad Naval Base
. In 1945, Mr.. A. was the only senior officer of the Navy of the USSR, . awarded for personal courage, . skillful command of the unit, . compound, . exemplary performance of combat missions in three flotovodcheskimi orders - Nakhimova 1 and 2, Art., . Ushakova 2 tbsp., . commander that the Order of Alexander Nevsky,
. Also awarded two Orders of Red Banner, . two World War 1 tbsp., . two Orders of Red Star, . Bulgarian Order of 'The Courage', . Yugoslav - 'For services to the people', . Czechoslovak - 'The Courage to the enemy', . Many Soviet and foreign medals,
. Honorary Citizen of Mr.. Bratislava (Slovakia).
Lit.: Loktin AND. I. Volga flotilla in the Great War Orechestvennoy .- Moscow, 1974; Tributs In. F. Baltic sailors fighting, - M., 1985 .- With. 378-384; Chkheidze A. A. Notes Danube scout .- M., 1984 .- With. 128-132; Belyaev. N. Smolyan in the history Rossiyskogo Fleet .- Smolensk, 2000 .- With. 229 - 236.
And. N. Belyaev