(21. 3. 1911 - 1. 4. 1985)
A aputin Efron - lieutenant, commander of the tank platoon. Born March 21, 1911 in the city of Ryazan region Ryazhsk now. Russian. Worked at knitting factory in Moscow.
In the Soviet army from 1933. In 1936 he graduated from an external Orel Armored School. Since 1936 БT Military Academy of Mechanization and Motorization of the Red Army.
Member of the fighting in Spain from July 1937 to August 1938 as commander of a tank platoon. In the battle near the settlement of Fuentes de Ebro his tank was hit and is surrounded by the enemy. Within one day fired from a burning tank. When out of ammunition, with the crew managed to escape from the encirclement.
. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union Sergei Yakovlevich Laputinu awarded March 14, 1938 for their courage and heroism in the performance of military duty.
. In 1941 he graduated from the Military Academy of armored and mechanized forces.
. Member of the Great Patriotic War, he commanded a tank battalion, regiment
. Once in the environment, commanded a guerrilla detachment. In April 1942-February 1943 БT chief of staff of the guerrilla units fighting the northern part of the Bryansk guerrillas.
After the war, in 1951 he graduated from the Military Academy of the General Staff. He served in the central office of the Ministry of Defense. Since 1960, Colonel БT Laputin S. Ya. in stock.
F ill in Moscow. Died April 1, 1985. He was buried in Moscow, Nicolas Archangel Cemetery. He was awarded the Order of Lenin, 2 orders of the Red Banner, Order of the Patriotic War, 1 st degree, Red Star and medals.
Biography provided by A. Simonov