KOLOSOV Nikolai( Hero of the Soviet Union (4.VI.1944 city, posthumously).)
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(1919, Mr.. Sereda, now g. Furmanov Ivanovo region - killed in battle near the village 12.V.1943. Knyazhin Rudnianski district of Smolensk region).
In December 1941, Mr.. volunteer went to the front. He graduated from the frontline courses for junior lieutenants Corps of Engineers. He was appointed commander of a platoon of 10-th Guards Battalion snappers 43rd Army. By order of the commander of the Kalinin Front in the spring of 1943. the rear of the enemy was abandoned a few intelligence-subversive groups. One such group was headed by a senior lieutenant to guard. 8.12 in May 1943 his group performed a combat mission in the Rudnianski Area. In the vicinity of the station Lelekvinskaya they have committed sabotage, but were surrounded. With great difficulty they managed to break through to a height near the village Knyazhin. Here were buried ammunition. After taking all-round defense, the soldiers headed by K., repulsed several attacks Fascists. Having spent cartridges, the guardsmen-mine experts went to the enemy in melee and heroically died. Villagers Knyazhin buried soldiers guards at a height where they took the last fight. The title of Hero of the Soviet Union posthumously, . than K., . Senior Sergeant Goryachev Vladimir Petrovich, . Junior Sergeant Efimov Vyacheslav Borisovich, . ordinary Bazyleva Ivan Kirillovich, . Bezrukovo Golikov, . Soft Mikhail Vasilyevich,
. Order of the Minister of Defense of the USSR they were ever enrolled in the lists of the Guard military unit. After the liberation of Smolensk from the Nazi zahvatchiov remains Guardsmen miners were transferred to a. Mikulin Rudnianski Area. Here, by Corps of Engineers has been built and May 8, 1945. opened a monument in honor of soldiers-heroes