(1912 - 11. 10. 1941)
H ikolay Polikarpovich Vlasenko, commissar, commissioner Battalion 271 th Regiment (17 th Motorized Infantry Division, 13th Army, the North-Western Front). Born in 1912 in a. Wide ledge of the Kalinin district of the Saratov region in a peasant family. Russian. He graduated from the Pedagogical Rabfak. Worked as director kultprosvetshkoly in g. Bor Gorky region. In the Red Army, he served in the 1933-1935 years. In September 1939, was again mobilized for military service as a political instructor reserves. After passing the training fees was sent to company political instructor 271 Rifle Regiment. For marksmanship of personal weapons Vlasenko repeatedly encouraged command.
. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union with the award of the Order of Lenin and knew "Gold Star" Nicholas Polikarpovich Vlasenko awarded April 7, 1940 for valor and courage, . displayed in the battles with the White Finns during the Russo-Finnish War of 1939-1940.,
. In 1941 he studied at adjuncture Military-Political Academy
. Since the beginning of the Great Patriotic War, commanded a tank platoon. October 11, 1941 on a mission to withdraw from the environment of several Guards mortar ( "Katyusha") near the town of Mtsensk Oryol region. Seeing that this is not possible, called artillery fire on himself so as not to allow the Nazis to seize weapons. Killed in that battle.
Buried in Mtsensk, where the street named after him. Monuments set in his homeland and in the Mtsensk.
R ota, political director of which was Vlasenko, with the turn of the river Punnusyoki February 11 as part of the 13th Army launched an offensive on fortified enemy positions
. The enemy resisted fiercely, opened fire from the survivors of the gun emplacements and bunkers training. The soldiers took cover. In dispositions company soon began to explode enemy mines. Many were killed and wounded. Save people from imminent death could only be a bold leap forward.
Over the battlefield fighting sounded the call political commissars: "Forward! 3a home!" With a grenade in his hand Vlasenko first rushed to the enemy, dragging the whole company. Druzhnaya attack was taken by a powerful enemy pillbox, destroyed the garrison with four machine guns and one instrument. After these battles Vlasenko was appointed Commissioner of the second battalion. In the days following the onset he had made a new deed.
February 20th battalion was stopped by artillery and machine gun fire at the turn of the river Salme-Kites. Here the enemy was held the next line of defense. We had time to prepare for the assault on enemy fortifications. However, the three-day blizzard paralyzed the fighting along the whole front. Roads were inscribed on deep snow. It took another few days to prepare for a new offensive. All this time Vlasenko was with the men of their warm word of encouragement, care of the replenishment of the battalion ammunition delivery to the company of hot food, conducted interviews with the new replenishment.
. On the morning of Feb. 28 after an artillery barrage battalion stormed the enemy fortifications
. And again in advanced circuits on the most critical parts of the offensive, was the battalion commissar. By evening the battalion seized three powerful concrete bunker.
In this battle Vlasenko from the machine personally killed six enemy soldiers. Helmet, coat and boots brave Commissioner in the 15 field been shot by enemy bullets, he himself was unhurt.
. After breaking through the Mannerheim Line was the second battalion combat mission to move the railway track and knock out the enemy from the unknown places, located on the southwestern shore of the river Vuoksa
. The men completed the order of command and by the end of the day on March 12 went to the river, deep penetrations into the enemy's defenses. However, neighboring units are lagging behind and the flanks of the battalion were open. White Finns have been quick to take advantage of, and surrounded the battalion.
Command of the battalion commander after the injury took Vlasenko. He organized a perimeter defense and off one after the other six counterattacks, and then a bold attack overthrew the enemy and brought the battalion chain of encirclement.
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