(August 22, 1898 – December 14, 1954)
Medvedev Dmitry Nikolaevich [10 (22) .8. 1898, Bezhitsa, now in the city of Bryansk, – 12.12.1954, Moscow], one of the leaders of the partis. movement during the Great Patriotic War, Sov. writer, colonel, Hero of the Sov. Union (5.11.1944). Chl. The CPSU since 1920. In the years of Ci. War employee of Bryansk Province. Cheka, participant in the battles on the East. and Petrograd. fronts. From 1920 he worked in the bodies of the Cheka, the OGPU, the NKVD of Ukraine. In the Great Patriotic War, the war with Aug. 1941 kom-r partiz. detachment, acting on ter. Smolensk, Orel and Mogilev reg., And from June 1942 to March 1944 commanded a major partiz. detachment “Winners”, acting on the ter. Rivne and Lviv regions. Under the
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