(9. 5. 1910)
H ikolay V. Chiharu, sergeant, section commander of Battalion 148-engineer obstacles 27-th separate brigade of special purpose engineering, was born May 9, 1910 in a. Borovoe Ishim district of the Tyumen region in a peasant family. Russian. In the Soviet Army was in 1932 - 1934 and 1941 - 1944 years. On the eve of World War II worked at the police station a g. Krasnodar. He graduated from the 6 classes of secondary school.
From March 1942 until January 1944 had fought in the South, the Transcaucasus, North Caucasus, the Steppe and 2 of the First Ukrainian Front. Participated in the defense and liberation of the Kuban and the Caucasus, the liberation of Ukraine. Seriously injured on Jan. 1, 1944. For military distinction and impeccable service in the Soviet Army and the militia was awarded the Order of the Red Banner (1953), . two Orders of Red Star (1943, . 1948), . two medals "For Courage" (1943 - 2), . medals "For Military Merit" (1944), . "For the Defense of the Caucasus" and two other medals.,
. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union with the award of the Order of Lenin and medal "Gold Star" Nikolai Vasilyevich Chiharevu awarded on Feb. 22, 1944 for the crossing of the Dnieper, . capture and hold a bridgehead on the west bank of the river and shown bravery and courage.,
. Fter the demobilization of the Soviet Army H
. V. Chiharu graduated from the Saratov school, Interior Ministry and worked at the police station until 1959. Police captain.
T Ishin. Alarming, alert, deceptive silence. Just hear the waves splashing on the log raft ...
But on the western shore of Dnepr rocket soared slowly described the bright arc and hung over the river. Immediately visible are dozens of boats and raft, among whom was a sergeant and a raft Chihareva. On the raft - a group of engineers who were the first to land on the right bank of the river and go for the infantry penetrations in barbed wire and minefields.
Dnipro alive. Hastily zatyavkali enemy machine guns and assault rifles, thundered broadsides battery. In response to the left bank of the Guard rumbled our mortars, heavy artillery struck ...
Fighting flared up every minute. Someone smashed a raft mine, someone struck a machine gun burst, fell into the Dnieper ...
Chiharu safely landed their raft to the shore. The sappers crawled to the edge of enemy defenses, probing ramrods every inch of ground. Here ramrod Chihareva rang hollow on the metal. Raking the ground with his hands and a small shovel, a sergeant first neutralized mine. Deftly and silently worked and his comrades. Soon after passage in a mine field was ready. As it turned upon the enemy infantry units.
. On the night of October 3, 1943 in the vicinity of the pier Shelomay Chiharu with her department under heavy artillery fire on rafts ferried 12 boxes of ammunition and 120 infantry with two mortars and two machine guns.
. Night on Oct. 6 near the village of Dzuba Chiharu with a group of soldiers under heavy enemy fire, risking their lives, pulled the cable across the Dnieper and employed ferry
. At dawn shell fragments cable was interrupted. Sergeant Chiharu repeatedly dived into the cold water, pulled the ends of the rope, tied them up and continued transfer of the ferry tanks and artillery.
Provided transportation for our troops near the village of Dzuba, sappers were transferred to another area. Once again, the sergeant Chiharu shows an example of great courage: an inflatable boat A-G with two compartments, he punched a single night under machine gun fire of the enemy threw at a base 87 marines with arms and ammunition.
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