(29. 9. 1909 - 29. 4. 1980)
In IKTOR I. Grishaev, colonel, commander of 609 Infantry Regiment (139 th Infantry Division, 50 Army, 2 nd Belorussian Front). Born September 29, 1909 in g. Saratov. Russian. Educated in high school for young workers and the type of rabfak in Astrakhan. Worked as a builder. Military service began in 1931 in Saratov in the 95 th Infantry Regiment. Participated in the Soviet-Finnish war of 1939 - 1940 period. He graduated from the course "The Shot" in 1937 and Kuksa in 1941.
. Member of the Soviet-Finnish war of 1939-1940.
. Since the beginning of World War II victory over Germany, fought in the armies of the West, . Kalinin and 2-Byelorussian Fronts, . occupying the post of Chief of Operations Division, . deputy commander and commander of the Rifles,
. With fights out of encirclement. Participated in the defense of Moscow, the liberation of the western regions of Russia, Belarus and Poland, the Nazi-German troops on the territory of East Prussia. He participated in the storming of Danzig (now Б┬ Gdansk, Poland) and ended the war on the banks of the Elbe. Seriously wounded in 1940 on the Karelian isthmus, slightly wounded in 1941 near Minsk in 1943 - a Christ-Demensk. Hard shell-shocked in 1941 near Serpukhov. For military distinction and impeccable service in the Soviet Army awarded two Orders of Red Banner (1944, . 1955), . Order of the Patriotic War, 1 st degree (1943), . Alexander Nevsky (1944), . Red Star (1941) and the medals "For Military Merit" (1945), . "For the Defense of Moscow", . "For Victory over Germany in World War II 1941 - 1945 gg..",
. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union and the Order of Lenin and medal "Gold Star" Viktor Ivanovich Grishaev awarded March 24, 1945 for personal courage and skillful command of the regiment as they crossed the Dnieper River and the release of Mr.,
Fter the war he continued service in the army. In 1951 he graduated from advanced training courses commanders of the infantry divisions of the Military Academy named M.V. Frunze. Since 1957, Colonel Grishaev Б┴┬ in Stock. He lived in Moscow, worked as an engineer at the factory, named after Peter Alexeev. Died April 29, 1980. He was buried in Moscow on Vagankovskoye cemetery.
In August 1942 Grishaev was appointed commander of the regiment. In the period of intense fighting, the August-September 1943 his regiment was fighting with over 200 kilometers and released the 160 settlements. All the fights conducted under the direction Grishaeva, careful organization of the interaction of different types of troops, high maneuverability, daring commander's intent and determination in meeting goals.
. In June 1944, the regiment Grishaeva, . breaking the long-term defenses, . successfully crossed the river Pronya, . Basia, . Resta and the night of June 28 under heavy artillery, . mortar and machine-gun fire crossed over to the improvised means across the Dnieper, . broke into Mr.,
. Mogilev and together with other parts of the freed him. The garrison town, consisting of units of the 12 th German Infantry Division was killed and partially captured. The regiment was taken prisoner by the Nazis 697, including 2 generals, seized as booty by 26 artillery guns, 18 mortars, 55 machine guns, 780 rifles. 200 cars, 300 horses, 14 food stores and warehouses engineering assets, 110 thousand. shells and many other military equipment.
. Continuing persecution of the shattered enemy regiment Grishaeva crossed the Berezina River, participated in the destruction of the encircled in the area of Minsk, Grodno and freed in late August, entered the territory of fraternal Poland
. From 3 to 15 September 1944 the regiment of 49-th army waged stubborn battles to eliminate the enemy's bridgehead on the river Narew in the region of Lomza, NowogrцЁd and Ostroleka. The enemy had the bridgehead strong fortifications, shoving fresh reserves, seeking to prevent the withdrawal of Soviet troops to the borders of East Prussia. Grishaev shown in these battles, much ingenuity. Abandoning frontal attacks, he skillfully applied covering the flanks of the enemy and the deep rounds of enemy centers of resistance to the application of sudden attacks where the enemy did not expect. So it was, for example, in the storming of the fortified villages Dombek, Sosnowiec, Kalishki, Slavets and Gzhimaly-Novogrudskij.
. For excellent fighting 609 st Infantry Regiment received the honorary title Ostrolenkovskogo.
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