It was in September 1943. The troops of the Soviet Army crossed the Dnieper progress … In the area of the village Radul, Chernigov region, with one of the units under heavy enemy fire, crossed the Dnieper radioman Ivan deck. The boat on which he was sailing, was close to the western bank of the river. At this time, an enemy shell exploded nearby. The boat was broken, a deck — seriously injured. Straining every nerve, he swam with his walkie-talkie to the shore. Bleeding, fighter launched a radio station has established communication with our batteries on the left bank. Forces left the radio operator. He lost a lot of blood, repeatedly left his mind, but a courageous, loyal military duty radio operator did not leave the battlefield and continued to send commands to the gunners.
Ivan Kolodniy was awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union.
It is an episode that shows Marshal Signal Corps Peresypkin in his book «The military radio operators’, which tells how the Soviet radio operators, courageous and bold, full of courage and combat hot love for the country, together with other soldiers of the Soviet Army They performed their duty.
This book — not a novel or a story. But precisely because in her vivid examples show the martial heroism of our soldiers, it is read with great interest.
Prior to the readers of the book stand those unforgettable days when our entire nation was gripped by a common desire to defeat the enemy. Brought up in the homeland, the Soviet people, spare no effort, and if necessary — and life, fought for the liberation of the motherland from the Nazi invaders.
Rich and informative, history is full of examples of heroic military radio operators. Forever inscribed in it their names immortalized himself with his exploits Stempkovsky E., F. Luzan V. Andrienko, N. Anisimov, D. Leushin many other soldiers units and armies of communication of the Soviet Army. The Great Patriotic War has given countless examples of great Soviet radio operators perform their patriotic military duty.
In modern warfare, radio — the most reliable form of communication, the main means of controlling troops in battle. On the radio, you can manage all military operations involving large numbers of people and a lot of equipment. It provides a stable, continuous communication in the most complex combat situation. Speciality radio operator is one of the most common and honorable professions in the Soviet Armed Forces.
During the Great Patriotic War in a complex combat environment, under enemy fire, in defense and in attack warriors radio operators provided uninterrupted communication for command and control. They not only corrected artillery and mortar fire, indicated target tanks and aircraft, passed various reports from deep behind enemy lines. Often, they were directly involved in the fighting with a rifle or a gun in his hand.
Active participation in the defense of the Motherland took radio operators in partisan units. The book describes the role played by radio in the coordination of actions of numerous guerrilla groups, and examples of the struggle of radio operators
At a time when they had to act in the enemy’s rear with a lack of radio communication, two-way radios for food when they are in danger of falling into the environment. There was little to be good operators, had to be repaired by the radio station to design and assemble portable radios for communication, which often depend on the fate and combat activity of hundreds of thousands of people.
The author tells of the exploits of the radio operator Doletova Nicholas, who worked in the Crimean underground radio operator on Samokhina — partisan detachments of one of the people’s avengers in the Pskov region, many other radio operators, who fought heroically against the Nazis in the rear of the enemy.
Much attention is given in the book show how great skill with the courage and desire to win over the enemy at the front helped radio operators to carry out their duty.
Current conditions require that soldiers fight a particularly large training. He must know the hardware very well, to be able to clearly and quickly to broadcast and receive radio messages. Like any soldier radio operator is also obliged to master his weapon, able to skillfully use it in any situation, to quickly find and troubleshoot. Closely following the ether, radio operator must precisely comply with all the rules of the radio. In a combat situation is especially important that his work was clear that he did not give into the hands of the enemy «own» the manners of transmission — characteristic for him alone, so-called «handwriting».
The book talks about one of the cases, which occurred during the war, when the Soviet radio operator found in the work of the enemy’s radio broadcast. «Handwriting» of one of fascist radio operators seemed familiar to him. He had heard this kind of work before, and knew that the enemy radio, which met the «handwriting», belongs to the XYZ Hitler’s Panzer divisions. Soviet fighter immediately reported everything to his commander. And although, according to other sources, this division was Hitler in another sector of the front, the commander decided to test the hypothesis that the radio operator that the enemy regroups forces and preparing to attack. New data confirm that this is so.
This was another case where the vigilance and wit shown by our radio operator, the intention of the enemy to use a new division in this sector previously learned our command. Appropriate measures were taken, and the onset of the Nazis failed.
The author tells in a book about postwar studies of radio operators, on how transferred glorious military traditions of military personnel communication, as examples of feats radio operator during the war brought footage of young soldiers.
Considerable space is devoted in the book and amateur radio — this source of manpower radio operators and radio specialists not only for the economy but for the defense of the country. With great warmth author tells about the first radio amateurs, hams, designer of the first broadcasting units, the initiator of shortwave radio communications in the Arctic, about the late Gen. NA Baykuzove, one of the pioneers of the use of radio in the aircraft, of the pupil of the Moscow organization Osoaviahima radiolyubitelnitse Tamara Aleksandridi held in the Soviet Army through the war, about radio amateurs athletes Roslyakova Fyodor Naumov Tartakovsky, Galina Patka.
Book Marshal Signal Corps Peresypkin acquainting readers with the exploits of Soviet military radio operators in the army, navy, aviation, and in partisan detachments, with interest to read hundreds of boys and girls. Imbued with the spirit of patriotic service to the Fatherland, this book invites young people to study radiodelo, seize radio technology, to strengthen the ranks of the All-Union Voluntary Society for Assistance to the Army, Air Force and Navy, which trains wireless operators for the national economy and national defense.