(24. 6. 1919)
T rifon G. Mazur, lieutenant, platoon commander Management 6 th Battery 753rd Artillery Regiment of the Red GDH, was born June 24, 1919 in a. Savintsev Trostianetsky region Vinnytsia region in a peasant family. Ukrainetz. Graduated from the Higher Artillery School. Before conscription worked as a teacher of primary classes. In the Soviet Army, he served from 1939 to 1956.
Since the beginning of World War II victory over Germany fought on the Western, Kalinin, Bryansk, Central, Belorussian, and 1 st Belorussian fronts. He took part in defensive operations of the first period of the war near Smolensk, Rzhev, Kalinin, the counterattack by our troops near Moscow, in the Battle of Kursk, the liberation of Ukraine, Belarus, Poland, defeating the enemy in Germany. Wounded April 27, 1945. For military distinction and impeccable service in the Soviet Army awarded the Order of Bogdan Khmelnitsky 3rd degree (1945), . three orders of the Red Star (1943, . 1944, . 1954), . medal "For Courage" (1943), . "Service in Battle" (11949), . "For the capture of Berlin", . "For the liberation of Warsaw and three other medals.,
. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union with the award of the Order of Lenin and medal "Gold Star" Trifon Grigorjevichu Mazur awarded May 3, 1945 for bravery and courage in the storming of Berlin.
. Fter dismissal from the Soviet Army T.G
. Mazur graduated from the Faculty of Geography of Saratov State University named after H. G. Chernyshevskogo (in absentia). Captain reserves. Lived and worked as a teacher in g. Pugachev.
B oevye action in Berlin were particularly ferocity and tenacity on both sides. Soviet soldiers beat the enemy all the power of his weapon, with a huge and irrepressible desire as quickly as possible to break the sinister swastika with Nazi Germany of the citadel, hoist the Banner of Victory over Berlin, ending the war. Germans offered stubborn resistance. Each house has been transformed into the enemy fortress, every quarter is a powerful center of resistance. All the streets leading to the center of Berlin, were barricaded, intersections, plazas and parks are mined.
. Required huge efforts of Soviet troops and the great art of street fighting to force the enemy to surrender unconditionally.
. April 27, 1945 in the area of Humboldt Park-Hein our troops met fierce resistance and were forced to stay
. Lieutenant Mazur was ordered to nominate 152 millimvetrovuyu howitzer-cannon direct fire on and destroy the brick school building on the street Ebergaldeshtrasse which sat down to a large garrison of the enemy with 20 machine guns, . quadruplex four anti-aircraft guns and two 105-mm rocket guns,
. Performing a combat mission, Lt. Mazur afternoon, the streets, brewed the rubble of destroyed buildings and fired artillery and machine gun fire, pulled gun on the planned firing position. The calculation resulted in an instrument in the deployed position and a few accurate shots betonoboynymi and high explosive shells from a distance of 150 meters down the massive building of schools, were buried under the rubble of dozens of Nazis. Using well-aimed fire guns, the 153rd Guards Rifle Regiment of the strong attack completed the rout of host resistance.
. The night the Nazis group of up to 150 people attempted to destroy the gun and capture calculation, consisting of 7 persons
. Masur skillfully organized the defense. Gunners initially fired howitzers, cannons, and when the shells ended, repelled the enemy with machine guns and hand grenades. A handful of Soviet gunners repelled the attacks of the enemy, destroying 52 Nazis and three guns. Mazur was wounded, but did not leave the battlefield and in combat with the enemy had shot himself 2 Fascists, and 6 captured.
Sources: 1) Heroes of the Soviet Union: A Brief Biographical Dictionary
. V.1. M.: Voeniz.1987.
2) Rumyantsev.N.M. People legendary heroism ". Saratov. 1968