(20. 9. 1908 - 10. 3. 1944)
Mr. rigory V. Dancers, Guards Junior Lieutenant, commander of the battery self-propelled artillery 13th Guards Tank Brigade Shepetivsky. Born September 20, 1908 in a. Gold Krasnoarmeiskii district of Saratov region. Russian. After the death of parents from 9 years of age was brought up in an orphanage conductors in g. Saratov. In 1924 - 1931 he worked as a sailor on ships offshore in the Saratov river port, was in high school conductors. Later he graduated from the Perm River College. From 1931 to 1942 sailed on the Kama steering and mate on board the "Zuid", "West", "Mum-Siberian", "1 st May", "Dmitry Furmanov", and since the spring of 1939 - the captain of the ship "Faith Zasulich.
. June 5, 1942 voluntarily went to the army until March 1944 fought at Voronezh and 1 Ukrainian Front
. Took part in the fighting near Voronezh, Kursk battle to liberate Ukraine. Wounded on Oct. 3, 1942.
. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union Grigory Vasilevich Tantsorova posthumously awarded May 29, 1944 for bravery and courage in fighting for the liberation of the Left Bank Ukraine.
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. Tantsorova named ship on the Kama River, the streets in Ternopil and vodnitskom village of Lower Kurya Perm region. Hero ever enrolled in the lists of crew of the Kama River Shipping. At the clubhouse conductors in g. Perm in memory of him in May 1965 a memorial plaque.
March 6, 1944 a group of tanks and self-propelled artillery units under the command of Tantsorova has been tasked to seize the railway station Zbarazh
. In the misty morning car Tantsorova unnoticed flank evaded the enemy and suddenly burst into his defense. Hot battle ensued Soviet tank crews and gunners with two armored enemy. Skillfully maneuvering, a dancer on her car burst forward and fire on the move broke the engine and one armored gun platform, and then destroyed two armored vehicles, dozens of soldiers and officers seized the depot with fuel. Recharged trophy gasoline vehicles, gunners continued their pursuit of the enemy.
On the night of March 10, dancers first burst onto the streets of Ternopil, hit the guard Nazis seized all the power of fire and armor attacks. In a heavy night battle gunners and tank crews freed street by street, block by block.
At the dawn of self-propelled gun Tantsorova surged to the southern outskirts of the city and was counterattacked three Nazi T-4. Dancers took an unequal battle. Skillfully maneuvering between the houses, it is well-aimed fire from the gun knocked out enemy tanks.
. While this was an unequal fight the Soviet self-propelled with three enemy tanks, the enemy in armored personnel carriers pulled up in battleground battery 75-millimeter antitank guns
. Dancers get into the battle with the Nazi gunners. Siege he broke two guns, but he himself was wounded. After that, self-propelled gun on fire from a direct hit. "Better to die than to retreat! - Conveyed by radio Dancers his subordinates and ordered mechanics: - Next to the enemy!"
. Burning cars at high speed, rushed forward, crushed and destroyed the Nazis until then, until the heart ceased to beat the brave heroes gunners
. The enemy lost in battle with Soviet tank crews and gunners 3 tanks, 6 guns, 85 vehicles, 15 armored personnel carriers and more than 100 soldiers and officers.
While our troops are not able to keep Ternopil. More than a month for the city of fierce battles, and only 14 April 1944, he was released. "Great courage and boldness enveloped the streets of the city - wrote in those days," The Truth ". - This street, where cut off from friends commander, fearless Vodnik Gregory Dancers fought off ten times as strong enemy, causing death, and when self-propelled gun, which he commanded, caught fire, sent his toryaschee gun in the thick of the enemy ... "
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