Dedkov Viktor S. (2)( Hero of the Soviet Union (22.II.1944 g.).)
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Biography Dedkov Viktor S. (2)
(11.HI/1913, Smolensk - 3.IH.1982, Moscow)
Graduated Velikolukskiy Road Construction College (1932). He worked as a road foreman. In 1941, Mr.. drafted into the Soviet Army. Chief of Staff, 248 th motorized engineer battalion Senior Technician Lieutenant-D. distinguished himself in battle in forcing p. Dnipro. 30.IH.1943 g. while crossing a direct hit created a threat of losing 76-mm cannon, q. jumped into the cold water, remove the damage and took the ferry with a gun to the bank. October 17-19, 1943. successfully organized the ferry troops across the river. Since 1970, Mr.. Colonel D. - Retired. Worked in Moscow. He was awarded the Order of Lenin, World War 1 st and 2 nd degree, 2 orders of Red Star and medals.
Lit.: Heroes of the Soviet Union: Kratsky Biographical Dictionary. - M., 1987 .- T. 1 .- C. 412.