Sad to read, hard look, it is hard to think about the initial weeks of the war — so all up to the enormity of improbable catastrophic, bloody …
Such a pattern. Among the summer — under the sparkling sky in the middle of fields mleyuschih — tank, smoky black flap sticking out of a young man on the face — cheeful killer grin. He came dominion. And some knock his teeth out.
We are rich in the rear mind. When those days are suddenly discover a lucky break, dashing heroic impulse, military fortunes — guessing in the grain of the future Victory. And it's true.
And so far in the center of Ukraine — in Irdynskih Moshenskaya swamps and mountains is not difficult to find a grenade, mine, chuck … In the village Irdyn school museum — the whole "arsenal" — a different instrument, the German death tokens, mines, spoons, grenades, combs … War then go two times — in August 1941 and January 1944 …
August 16, 1941 in Irdynskih swamps hundreds of people witnessed an unusual variant that as a base and fit the plot for the most unspeakable action movie, though in a new millennium. Lieutenant-General Dmitry Ivanovich Ryabyshev (1894 — 1985) in August 1941, commanding the 38th Army, the defense managed to Cherkassy direction, and later the evacuation of troops across the Dnieper and the liquidation of bridges. His book "The first year of the war," was published in 1990, 5 years after the death of the creator. Here is a magnificent event, quote: "Early in the morning on August 16 at the location of the enemy in the area where the highway swept away — Cherkasy Irdyn crosses the river, climbed incomprehensible cannon firing. On the part of the enemy on this highway appeared tank shells exploded around it. The tank was moving at high speed towards us. This picture was monitored and Red Army commanders of units of the 116th Infantry Division, which was held here the defense. Our commanders became clear that the Germans are on the outgoing fire from their tank. To assist him to break away from the Nazis, the divisional artillery opened fire on the enemy. Meanwhile tank close to the river, and the crew saw that the bridge was blown up through it, suspended tank, hastily scrambled out of it and rushed into the water. All members of the crew swam safely crossed the river … "The most unusual thing that the T-34 was on the occupied area greater than 150 km. Tank commander Chief of Staff of the 6th Army Brigade Commander N.P.Ivanov. Ryabyshev writes: "In the beginning Ivanov with a group of soldiers of up to companies trying to break (from Uman district) in the north-east, but the attempt was not crowned with success. Then he picked up a few tank and the tank T-34 NIGHT MODE went on the road, was attached to the hostile mechanized column and moved with her to the front of the band. With the coming of dawn, took refuge in a forest. So for a few nights, moving into the enemy's columns, approached the band front. And as sure that the front edge of the next, tank rushed to him at speed. This picture and watched the soldiers of the 116th Infantry Division. I congratulated the Brigade Commander Ivanova with access from the environment and has promoted access to the headquarters of the South-West direction, in Poltava … "
It seems to be curious to find out about the fate of the upcoming Brigade Commander Ivanova!
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Last, of course, "the rarest." But — the Brigade Commander, Brigadier General … in 1941? A general title for the high command is entered, as you know, in May 1940. The first rank of general (Gen. Army) Corps Commander received GK Beetles. That's Corps Commander Ryabyshev beginning of the war — more than a year has shoulder straps of lieutenant general. Brigadier General in 1941 — which means that there is a possibility that the NP Ivanov went through the camp and was released in the same period, when it was released a number of former commanders of the Red Army, including KK Rokossovskii.
There in the middle of Heroes Russian Union Nikolai Ivanov (1904-1959), a professional soldier since 1934, the commander of the artillery regiment. "Gold Star" — for the Kursk Bulge, his regiment for the day or two fights destroyed eighteen tanks, eight artillery and mortar batteries of the enemy … the front is from April 1943. Is not it.
In autumn 1941, Nikolai Petrovich Ivanov we find the commander of a compound of paratroopers (like him!). August 18, 1942 litsezreem his colonel — the commander of the 41st Guards Rifle Division in the 1st Guards Army at Stalingrad.
Clearly, the 1st Guards in October 1942, were killed in the Battle of Stalingrad … Graduated exist (again formed two more times). But the 41th Division, having stood 76 days at the walls of Stalingrad, survived. The colonel became a general. The division moved to the coming of the banks of the Don, unleashed the first regional center of Ukraine — Cretaceous, later Starobil's'k, Rubezhnoye Lisicansk, Slovyansk … Near the station Sinelnikovo division was encircled. By moving their units Gen.-Lieutenant Nikolai Ivanov died … In the town Rubezhnoe in Luhansk have a street named after him …
In 1966, the students of the boarding school № 1 of the town Rubezhnoe done hiking trip to Volgograd — Combat the way the 41st Guards Rifle Division. In the summer of 1967, these same guys traveling on a raft from the origins of the Donets, visited the mass grave, which is buried in the General Nikolai Ivanov. They offered to name one of the streets Rubezhnaya its naming. There is a street. In the upcoming 41th Guards Rifle Division took an active role in the Korsun-Shevchenko Operation, in other words, was held in the wake of the tracks of the "Thirty" …
No, this NP Ivanov "wrong." Why? The logic of common, but not linear, "he" could not die, could not live up to the Victory!
Was in the Red Army, one more full namesake of 2-Ivanov past, though, and Major General …
Back in the 1941-th to the 6 th Army. It was commanded by Lieutenant-General Ivan Muzychenko (1901-1970). In August 1941, while trying to exit the environment, was wounded near Uman and was captured. Conducted himself with dignity in captivity. In 1945, the Yankees released, was tested in the NKVD, from December 31, returned to the ranks of the Russian Army …
Ivanov, chief of staff, having escaped from the environment has been sent to Poltava — "for clarification." Collection point for the ordinary and junior officers who came out of the environment, has been in Cherkassy, where they are remembered Gen. D. Ryabyshev, "carefully surveyed, were sanitized, obmundirovyvalis, then sent to the recruitment and formation of the parts." In Poltava, our representative at the time was the SM rates Budennyi. Ryabyshev on the same days of was appointed commander of the southern front. Ivanov after checking appointed Chief of Staff of the 9th Army, commanded by General Fyodor Mikhailovich Kharitonov (1899-1943). His troops are said to historical information, "selflessly reflect the advent of superior enemy forces in the Donbas and large izluke Don."
In the spring of 1942, NP Ivanov was appointed chief of staff of the 18th Army. In the summer and fall of 1942, and units of the 18th Army, "holding back the coming of the enemy, fought on the Don, Kuban and in the foothills of the Caucasus." In September — November 1942 Ivanov — Chief of Staff of the 56th Army, commanded b
y General Alexander Ryzhov (1895 — 1950) army participated in the battle for the Caucasus. From June to December, 1943 Ivanov — Chief of Staff of the 11th Guards Army, at that time, it commanded a recognizable military commander, Marshal Ivan next Hristoforovich Akhurian (1897-1982). From December 1944 to February 1945 Ivanov — Deputy Commander of the 39th Army. It re-formed 39 army. The "first" was killed near Rzhev and Viaz'ma in 1942. The 39th Army commander also known person Lyudnikov Ivan Illich (1902 — 1976). About him said, remembering Stalingrad, Russian hero of the Union Army General Valentin Varennikov (at that time commander Platoon): "We all loved hot Ivan Illich, expect its occurrence in the trenches. Huge brain, generous heart, not the shy 10-ka man. The real front dad! "
Our Ivanov finished the war in the Baltic States, as commander of the 5th Infantry Corps, which came in the 39th Army of the 3rd Belorussian Front. At step ends with the war of the 3rd Belorussian commanded — Russian Union of Marshal AM Wasilewski (February — April 1945), General of the Army I.H.Bagramyan (April — July 1945).
What is the fate of the upcoming general N.P.Ivanova? Memories he does not seem to leave. It's a pity. Tell him it was about. Judge for yourself.
In the newspaper "Red Star" on June 16, 1975 was placed obituary:
"Nikolai Ivanov (1900 — 1975, Moscow). Russian. Of employees. Major-General (12.09.1941). Candidate of Military Sciences. In the Red Army in 1918. A member of the Communist Party since 1919. He graduated from Infantry School (1925), the Military Academy. Frunze (1928).
The commander of the 191st Infantry Regiment, 64th Infantry Division, Chief of Staff of the 57th special case (July 1938). Member of plainclothes War on the Republican side in Spain.
The military attache at the Soviet Embassy in China (July 1938 — April 1940). At the disposal of the Red Army Staff of the Republic of Uzbekistan (April-July 1940).
Member majestically Russian war. The Chief of Staff of the 6th (May — August 1941), 9th (September — December 1941), 18th (April — July 1942), 56th (September — November 1942), the armies of the 11th Guards Army (June — December 1943), deputy commander of the 39th Army (December 1944 — February 1945), commander of the 5th Infantry Corps from February 1945 until the end of the war.
Senior teacher of the Higher Military Academy. Voroshilov. "
What luck! ..
The second picture. Among the mad summer, under the night sky inside the blaring lights of the German columns moving undercurrent Russian tank. The tank must be torn out, put the crew to his own, it's hidden in one of the grains of Victory.
He freed. So it was, so be it. Here and now someone is inside the golden grain of the future of the Russian revival, embedding in the enemy column, hiding during the day in the woods.
In vain he laughed Europeans who came to Russia dominion.