(9. 6. 1911 - 02.1999)
In asil Alexander Fedorovich - komandirr tank company in the 11 th Light Armored Brigade (1 st Army Group), Senior Lieutenant. Born June 9, 1911 in Astrakhan. Russian. After graduating from grade 4, worked as an apprentice fitter at a metal factory. Graduated 1 course of the evening workers' school.
In the Soviet army from 1932. In 1934 he graduated from the Saratov Armored School. Served in the front-line tank units.
. In 1939 participated in the battles with the Japanese militarists in the Khalkhin Gol as commander of a tank company in the 11 th Light Armored Brigade.
. June 24, 1939 during a reconnaissance raid in the rear of the enemy resulted in tow lined armored car and rescued a wounded soldier
. In battle, July 4, 1939 the crew of his tank destroyed the gun, several machine guns and knocked out an enemy vehicle. The next day, led the charge 4 tanks of his company against 11 Japanese in the battle were hit by 4 enemy tanks.
. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union Alexander Fedorovich Vasiliev was awarded on Aug. 29, 1939 for their courage and heroism in the performance of military duty.
. In 1941 he graduated from the Military Academy of Mechanization and Motorization of the Red Army.
. Member of the Great Patriotic War: in 1941-1942 in the army
. Was seriously wounded.
From 1942 to the teaching. Since 1946, Major Vasiliev БT in stock.
In 1949 he graduated from the High School of the trade union movement, he worked in various positions in central ministries. Lived in Moscow. He died in February 1999.
. He was awarded the Order of Lenin, Red Banner, 2 orders of the Patriotic War, 1-st degree, medals and foreign decorations.
Biography provided by A. Simonov