Lieutenant-General Safiulin Ganiy Bekinovich (1905 - 1973), Soviet military leader, a participant of the Great Patriotic (WWII in Russia) and Soviet-Japanese (1945) wars, the Hero of the Soviet Union. Commanded of the 930th Rifle Regiment of the 256th Rifle Division (1941), the 709th Rifle Regiment of the 178th Rifle Division, the 38th Rifle Division (1942-1943), the 25th Guards Rifle Corps (1943-1945), the 57th Rifle Corps (1945).
Lieutenant-General Volkov Fyodor Andreyevich (1898-1954), Soviet military leader, a participant in the WWI, the Civil and the Great Patriotic (WWII in Russia) wars, the Hero of the Soviet Union. He commanded of the 145th Rifle Division (1942-1943), the 91st Rifle Corps (1943-1945, the Vistula-Oder and the Berlin offensive operations).
Soviet Airman, Lieutenant Mikhail Petrovich Gavrilov On April 30, 1942, an Ilyushin Il-2 , Soviet attack aircraft was reported missing in action. The pilot - Red Army Air Force Lieutenant Mikhail Petrovich Gavrilov, deputy commander of the 2nd Squadron of 568th Attack Aviation Regiment had fought from the first day of the war. He'd made 27 strike missions, destroyed at least 6 German tanks, 45 vehicles carrying troops and cargo, 10 artillery guns, 4 anti-aircraft artillery batteries and 12...
Nina Ulyanenko Commander of the unit (deputy leader) of the 46th Guards Night Bomber Regiment of the 325th Night Bomber Division of the 4th Air Army of the 2nd Belorussian Front, Guard lieutenant. Hero of the Soviet Union. On the fronts of the WW2 since May 1942. Crew navigator, unit navigator, later - a pilot, commander of 46 Taman Guards Night Bomber Regiment. During the years of WW2 has made 915 sorties to bomb manpower and equipment of the enemy.
Frida Lekhtman was born in 1921 in the village of Litino, Ukraine. When Frida was two years old her family moved to Vinnitsa. In May 1942 she volunteered to join the Red Army and was assigned to the communications battalion on the Western Front. From June 1944 she participated in Operation Bagration (June 23 - August 29, 1944) for the liberation of Belarus, the Baltic States, and eastern Poland. Frida Lekhtman ended the war in Königsberg, East Prussia in May, 1945