(19. 8. 1910 - 23. 12. 1982)
M archenkov Anatoly Andreyevich - caper 389 th separate engineer battalion (222 th Red Banner Rifle Division, 33rd Army, the 3rd Belorussian Front) Private. Born August 19, 1910 in the village now Gorbovo Elias district of the Ivanovo region in a peasant family. Russian. Member of the CPSU since 1944. He graduated from primary school. He worked as a carpenter on a collective farm. In the Red Army in 1941.
Member of the Great Patriotic War in 1941. Private Marchenkov AA. in battles from June to July 1944 was putting Protnya crossing the river, the Dnieper, Berezina. To restore the destroyed bridges and crossings. Participated in repelling counterattacks on captured bridgeheads in the fighting was wounded three times. During the crossing of the Dnieper in the middle of the crossing came bomb. Part pontoons claimed over. Then Marchenkov proposed to tighten the survivors along the pontoons steel rope and rings to fasten on him the raft. The engineers were working, not paying attention to enemy fire. By midnight, the raft was ready. At dawn, they went to attack the enemy and seized a bridgehead. By noon, the crossing was restored and from it the right bank of the Dnieper send tanks and other equipment.
On the night of June 7, 1944 Marchenkov with a group of mining engineers performed the leading edge near the village of Gorki (Belarus). In the morning, when returning to the job the engineers were going to rest, the enemy suddenly opened artillery fire, after which the attack came the tanks and infantry. Sappers instead of the rest had to take up arms. In the ensuing battle, personally killed four Marchenkov fascists and five captured.
. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union with the award of the Order of Lenin and medal "Gold Star" Anatoly A. Marchenkova awarded March 24, 1945.
. War sergeant Marchenkov graduated in East Prussia
. After the war, demobilized. Returned to. He worked as a foreman on the farm. Then he lived in the village Ivashevo Elias area, worked at Ivashevsky starch and syrup factory. Died Dec. 23, 1982.
. He was awarded the Order of Lenin, . World War 2 degrees, . Red Star, . Glory 3 degrees, . 2 medals "For courage", . medals "For the Capture of Koenigsberg", . "For Victory over Germany", etc.
Special thanks for their help in preparing the biography:,
. Gnezdovo Evnegiyu Nikolaevich
. Smolin EV
Biography provided by AE Melnikov
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