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November 18 1941 of the year near Moscow killed General I.V. Panfilov

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18 November 1941 of the year near the village of Gusenevo (Volokolamsk district of the Moscow region) from a fragment of a German mine released by mortars, General Ivan Panfilov was killed. From the memoirs of Marshal Mikhail Katukov (at that time, the colonel of the Red Army):


On the morning of November 18, two dozen tanks and motorized infantry chains again began to surround the village of Gusenevo. Here at this time was the command post of Panfilov - a hastily open dugout next to the peasant's hut. The Germans fired mortars at the village, but the fire was not aimed, and they did not pay attention to it. Panfilov received a group of Moscow correspondents. When he was informed of an enemy tank attack, he hurried from the dugout to the street. It was followed by other employees of the division headquarters. Before Panfilov climbed the last step of the dugout, a mine crashed nearby. General Panfilov began to slowly sink to the ground. He was picked up in his arms. So, without regaining consciousness, he died in the arms of his fighting comrades. They examined the wound: it turned out that a tiny fragment pierced the temple.


November 18 1941 of the year near Moscow killed General I.V. Panfilov


Historians have discovered evidence of the death of General Panfilov from a direct witness - Guard lieutenant Dmitry Lavrinenko, known as the most effective tanker of the Great Patriotic War. For 28 tank battles in the first months of the war, Dmitry Lavrinenko destroyed 52 enemy tanks. It is noted that the tanker was shocked by the death of the general. Exactly one month later (18 December 1941 of the year), Lavrinenko himself will die from the German fragment. Only in 1990 will he be awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union posthumously.

The title of Hero of the Soviet Union was posthumously received by General I.V. Panfilov himself. It happened in April 1942.

The merits of the division of General Panfilov in their reports noted and the German command. It is known that the division that received the rank of Panfilov was noted by German General Erich Hepner. Having suffered defeat in the battles with the division of the RCA, Göpner will write that "these soldiers are not afraid of death, do not surrender and are ready to fight to the end, not paying attention to the statutes or rules of warfare."

The soldiers of the division, which was multinational, called Ivan Vasilyevich Panfilov "the father-commander", talking about trusting relationships and the complete absence of Panfilov any kind of general arrogance. The soldiers added that the extraordinary decisions of Panfilov as commander were a real headache for the enemy.
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  1. VChK-M
    VChK-M 18 November 2017 08: 38 New
    24
    Ah, there was a generation of steel ... They stood to death, before all the might of Europe under the Germans!
    And after all, Leningrad-Moscow-Stalingrad survived, this red line was ..!
    Nobody is forgotten, nothing is forgotten!
    As if liberalism did not try to turn everything upside down .. This is all in the souls of the Soviet people forever!
    1. Angel_and_Demon
      Angel_and_Demon 18 November 2017 08: 48 New
      19
      Quote: Cheka-M
      And after all, Leningrad-Moscow-Stalingrad survived, this red line was ..!

      but survived because
      "These soldiers are not afraid of death, do not surrender and are ready to fight to the end, not paying attention to the charters or rules of warfare"
      soldier
      1. Jedi
        Jedi 18 November 2017 08: 54 New
        27
        No matter how many pseudo-historians try to denigrate the Panfilov’s feat, it’s IMMORTAL !!! soldier
        1. Angel_and_Demon
          Angel_and_Demon 18 November 2017 08: 57 New
          23
          Quote: Jedi
          No matter how many pseudo-historians try to denigrate the Panfilov’s feat, it’s IMMORTAL !!! soldier

          but how many arrogant Saxons and nemchur have already rewritten Russian history? and they wrote about unwashed Russia, although we had baths in all yards, and their kings washed 2 times in their lives
          1. Jedi
            Jedi 18 November 2017 09: 04 New
            +9
            I really hope that History will not tolerate such an attitude towards itself and will delete such "editors" from its tablets!
            1. Angel_and_Demon
              Angel_and_Demon 18 November 2017 09: 09 New
              +8
              Quote: Jedi
              and crosses out such “editors” from his tablets!

              they are immortal even than
              Turritopsis nutricula is better known as the immortal jellyfish, and I must say that it fully deserves its name. After the Immortal jellyfish reaches puberty, it again returns to its initial stage of the polyp and begins to ripen again. Moreover, this process in jellyfish can be infinite, its life cycle is able to repeat an unlimited number of times.
              1. Jedi
                Jedi 18 November 2017 09: 34 New
                +5
                Quote: Angel_and_Demon
                they are immortal

                And I believe that everything will fall into place and everyone will get what they deserve.
                1. Angel_and_Demon
                  Angel_and_Demon 18 November 2017 09: 46 New
                  +7
                  Quote: Jedi
                  And I believe that everything will fall into place and everyone will receive

                  Susalam - it will be more correct
                  1. Jedi
                    Jedi 18 November 2017 09: 52 New
                    +6
                    Quote: Angel_and_Demon
                    susalam

                    Victor! This applies not only to the breadwinners, but also to those who remember and honor History! yes Because: someone will get the gingerbread, and someone - the Japanese sharp root crop. wink
                    1. Angel_and_Demon
                      Angel_and_Demon 18 November 2017 10: 02 New
                      +9
                      Quote: Jedi
                      and to someone - a Japanese sharp root vegetable.

                      so I love the wassabi
                      1. Jedi
                        Jedi 18 November 2017 10: 06 New
                        +5
                        Some of these cactus will be able to tequila harp. lol
        2. Aaron Zawi
          Aaron Zawi 18 November 2017 11: 01 New
          +9
          Quote: Jedi
          No matter how many pseudo-historians try to denigrate the Panfilov’s feat, it’s IMMORTAL !!! soldier

          And extremely instructive. Book A. Beck "Volokolamsk highway" was issued to graduates of officer courses, first "Hagans", and after receiving Independence and the IDF officer school, as a guide to active defense.
          1. Proxima
            Proxima 18 November 2017 15: 31 New
            +2
            Quote: Aaron Zawi
            Book A. Beck "Volokolamsk highway" was issued to graduates of officer courses, first "Hagans", and after receiving Independence and the IDF officer school, as a guide to active defense.

            Moreover, for many years reading this book in Hebrew was MANDATORY for students of officer courses of the IDF.
            And how, the work of art, the book is interesting, French literary criticism considered the book Volokolamsk Highway a masterpiece of military prose, while Italian was considered the most significant work of the war years, cadets of the Military Academy studied it in Finland.
          2. German Titov
            German Titov 18 November 2017 17: 07 New
            +2
            In childhood, I read 3 times.
        3. 79807420129
          79807420129 18 November 2017 11: 18 New
          +7
          Quote: Jedi
          No matter how many pseudo-historians try to denigrate the Panfilov’s feat, it’s IMMORTAL !!! soldier

          That's it-IMMORTAL. Health Be Max!drinks hi The whole family went to the “28 Panfilovites”, the children came out shocked, and the older grandchildren cried as much. These were people who were stronger than nails. drinks Eternal memory to them.
        4. Solomon Kane
          Solomon Kane 18 November 2017 11: 54 New
          +4
          Yes, there were people in our time,
          Not that the current tribe,
          Heroes - not you!

          Salute to forum users !!!!
    2. VALERIK_097
      VALERIK_097 18 November 2017 08: 53 New
      +7
      Eternal Memory to Ivan Vasilievich, his subordinates. Remember, Honor the Feat of his division, we tell our grandchildren.
      1. German Titov
        German Titov 18 November 2017 17: 09 New
        +2
        Almost at the same time as I.V. Panfilov killed the brigade commander Dovator, also near Moscow.
    3. Scoun
      Scoun 18 November 2017 10: 00 New
      +6
      Quote: Cheka-M
      Ah, there was a generation of steel ... They stood to death, before all the might of Europe under the Germans!

      Oh yes, I'm sorry comrades, I will express myself.

      Somehow I watch TV and there is a film with a claim to historical authenticity, I watch and understand that it carries such a fake from the film but could not catch and catch it before the episode where the Red Army men line up for collective photography.
      They started to pose, take poses, facial expressions ..... and I realized that this is my / my 20-year-old oblique tribes make photos for instagram.
      You yourself look at the photo of the grandfathers, the fathers of those times, they have all the "pose" in the eyes.

      PS.
      This is to say that something like this, there are no complaints about the "tribes", but these low-grade directors, part of our glamorous and grilled bohemia like Raikin, who watered power with slops and who were not given a banderlop in Odessa at the end.
      1. VALERIK_097
        VALERIK_097 18 November 2017 11: 04 New
        +3
        And, what did YOU personally do so that your "tribes" would begin to understand the word "feat of our grandfathers and great-grandfathers"
        My Family lost all the men who went to war. Only grandmothers remained in memory who raised the future Fathers and Mothers from whom we descended.
        On May 8, every year, I come to the Valley of Glory (Death) in the Murmansk region.
        May 9, crawling with children (on insurance) 293 meters on the hill (for which about 5000 people died)
        The soldiers did not have a mountain climber, but nevertheless we climb everything.
        I scored braces in 1989.
        1. Scoun
          Scoun 18 November 2017 12: 54 New
          +2
          Quote: VALERIK_097
          And, what did YOU personally do so that your "tribes" would begin to understand the word "feat of our grandfathers and great-grandfathers"

          Valerik, are you writing this to me?
          If to me, then read carefully, this is 1.
          Quote: Scoun
          It's me that something like this, there are no complaints about the "tribes"

          They are not there, they are children of their generation, and they still love the Russians and the Motherland, Russia.
          This is 2.
          Quote: Scoun
          but these low-grade directors, part of our glamorous and rotten bohemia like Raikin

          This applies to Makarevich, and Akhejakova, Mikhalkovy Bondarchuk, Pugachev and Kirkorov ...
          This is 3.
          4.
          My children, the tribes are not unfounded lovers of the motherland, but prove by deeds. The first one jumped through the courses, the astrophysicist, the second physician, about MIPT and JINR
          PS
          I will not write, but with all the fibers (mine) for our science, I only hope that they will not be thrown as in the 90s.
        2. Train
          Train 18 November 2017 15: 15 New
          +1
          And what have you personally done to perpetuate memory? To crawl along the hills with children? And what’s next? A metal detector in your hands and a shovel, and dig the ground forward, and come to the valley, leave, it’s constantly passing by cars and what’s next, dig-look, and what’s written above with pritenzie-A YOU DID .. ..This smacks of a stamp. My friend already dug up nemeryanno-and relatives were found dead then He did ... damn .... WHAT YOU DID .... Umora, it’s not cold from your hills
          1. VALERIK_097
            VALERIK_097 18 November 2017 21: 41 New
            +1
            the stupidest sink, what are you doing! —I've done it myself? I’ll answer you here — He works and pays taxes to the state! —that's his duty — to work and pay taxes — and he must go to the polls and vote for the grayest monkey to find it in the crowd of her gray counterparts, gray baboons, sapage, orangutans and the like. Monkeys of different sizes but the essence is the same, they are Monkeys!
            I do not want to answer the question with a question. Above, your quote.
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    4. Primoos
      Primoos 18 November 2017 10: 28 New
      +3
      Quote: Cheka-M
      Ah, there was a generation of steel ... They stood to death, before all the might of Europe under the Germans!
      And after all, Leningrad-Moscow-Stalingrad survived, this red line was ..!
      Nobody is forgotten, nothing is forgotten!
      As if liberalism did not try to turn everything upside down .. This is all in the souls of the Soviet people forever!

      If in the years 37-38 the liberalism of that time had not been stifled, Moscow might not have defended. And now OUR people are capable of much. If only every caggly creep under his feet would not get confused, such as Leni Gozman and company. Eternal memory to our warrior defenders.
      1. 34 region
        34 region 18 November 2017 11: 45 New
        +6
        Primoos Today, 10:28. On June 22, 1941, as it turned out, not everyone was strangled. There were self-confident who ignored the orders of Stalin. They got out in the 90s. The situations of 1918, 1941, 90 are similar. But the result is different. Then they fought back, today they gave up. They talk a lot about memory. But it seems that modern power only remembers princes, kings. Maybe I'm wrong. But what events were in memory of the Soviet commanders? How do they remember the Soviet commanders on May 9? Who remembers the Supreme? No, of course, some memory events are held in WWII. But the general concept !? We are slowly reformatted through Overton's Windows. While this seems not very noticeable. But there is a shift. Removed the figures of Lenin, Stalin, the commanders of the USSR. Slip on the figures of princes (nuclear powered ships). A comparison of Hitler and Stalin? Stalin is an analogue of Hitler! But why then do Hitler’s ideas bloom on the outskirts? Why are the ideas of Stalin in the pen? Or is Stalin worse than Hitler? And after all, Russia is following the West! Why do not we oppose Nazism with socialism ??? Nazism West cultivates. And who cultivates socialism? Looking around the Soviet past, we come out to agree with the West !? They and we harass Stalin. Whose goal are we playing? My comment is off topic? And if you think about it? Then we resisted integration into the West at the cost of life. Today?! What is the miscalculation of Hitler's puppeteers? They trampled on the war. In the 90s they did it smart. They choked chewing gum. And what did Russia contrast with chewing gum? Nothing! The situation, the Indians and glass beads in exchange for gold, repeated. Now in the role of the Indians was Russia. Why am I? Through Overton Windows, we are reformatted. This reformatting can be seen by anyone. As an example, the outskirts. That's where the reboot is! You can of course neighing over them. But in fact ??? We are not far from them and are even trying to catch up with them. I do not overshadow the past. Just comparing. Comparison is not in our (modern) favor. Very sad and sad. hi
        1. Train
          Train 18 November 2017 15: 17 New
          +1
          Clap your hands-Bravo-ready to sign and agree with every word
        2. osoboye_mneniye
          osoboye_mneniye 19 November 2017 11: 37 New
          +1
          It is a pity that not everyone sees this. They found the necessary buttons among the Russian population - self-esteem, vanity, trustfulness and self-confidence. This is just a treasure for carrying out manipulations. It is enough to make it clear to people that in exchange for tolerance of historical truth, nurtured by illiteracy, they will certainly become patriots, benefactors and arbiters of the destinies of the world and will be endeared by the authorities, and people have already turned into a malleable dough. They can let off steam on forums, can proclaim themselves by anyone - they will agree with them. But at the same time they will continue to sculpt vegetables from them - a helpless uneducated electorate. Now it is at the state level that terrible things are being done. The guards ribbons are renamed to St. George, the Soviet people to Russian, instead of science and historical symbols they slip religion with crosses, the black deeds of the enemies of our country are dressed in good intentions, of those who raised our country from their knees, they do villains, they drape carefully.
          This is true all over the world. As soon as the people give real power to the Vikings and cease to care about their future, they forget their past and surrender. Without remembering and not knowing your past, it is impossible to take a step into the future.
  2. andrewkor
    andrewkor 18 November 2017 08: 38 New
    +8
    "Volokolamsk Highway" is a childhood book! Now the Panfilov division as part of the Armed Forces of Kyrgyzstan!
    1. lwxx
      lwxx 18 November 2017 08: 50 New
      +5
      In childhood, one of the favorite books along with K. Kaysenov’s “partisan path”. That's what you need to educate.
  3. mat-vey
    mat-vey 18 November 2017 08: 39 New
    +7
    My grandfather just at that time at Lavreno and fought ...
  4. Vasya Vassin
    Vasya Vassin 18 November 2017 08: 43 New
    +4
    Great people of the unfortunate generation, how then they were not enough for our Motherland! After all, everything could have been different if not for the war.
  5. solzh
    solzh 18 November 2017 08: 45 New
    +3
    Well done Panfilovites, on their courage and courage and the same miraculous heroes, it is necessary to educate young people, and not on Amer heroes from comics.
  6. Herculesic
    Herculesic 18 November 2017 08: 48 New
    +5
    I don’t know if there is a Panfilov division in our army, but the fact that such a division should be with us is the same truth as the presence of Russia on this planet! !! hi And the “Panfilovites” showed the Nazis that it was impossible to defeat the Soviet soldier — they could only be killed! !! soldier Honor to the general and praise for the fact that he simply fulfilled his duty to the country and the people, he fulfilled like many, at the cost of his life! !!!! soldier soldier
    1. mat-vey
      mat-vey 18 November 2017 08: 53 New
      +4
      Quote: Herkulesich
      I don’t know if Panfilov’s division is in our army

      In Kyrgyzstan, the 8th division .. there they disbanded and re-created ...
      1. Herculesic
        Herculesic 18 November 2017 09: 43 New
        +2
        Matthew hi in Russian hi It’s good that the Kyrgyz have a memory of our common past, and thank them for that! !!!! stop hi soldier
        1. mat-vey
          mat-vey 18 November 2017 09: 47 New
          +1
          Here everything is so twofold ... They wanted to cut down the Kirghiz by the anniversary of the victory, and dive with the Kazakhs - they have a long-standing dispute about the "fighting nomads" ... But the fact that they were restored is very good ...
    2. andrewkor
      andrewkor 18 November 2017 09: 29 New
      +2
      As part of the Armed Forces of Kyrgyzstan, where the heroes of the Second World War are still honored, unlike the neighbors!
    3. Cetron
      Cetron 20 November 2017 00: 47 New
      0
      It’s not enough to kill a Russian (Soviet) soldier, he still needs to be knocked down. (Prusak Friedrich)
  7. VChK-M
    VChK-M 18 November 2017 09: 07 New
    +4
    I read the article and comments and in my soul this song sounded .. We have let you down our grandfathers and great-grandfathers, you are looking at us now with reproach and tears in our eyes ... But we will definitely fix it, or we will die.! It is difficult for us now, again surrounded by hordes of cunning and cynical barbarians of Russia.

    Break through the guys to spite soldier
    1. mat-vey
      mat-vey 18 November 2017 09: 12 New
      +5
      And I still can’t listen to this calmly ...
      1. VChK-M
        VChK-M 18 November 2017 09: 59 New
        +1
        Quote: mat-vey
        And I still can’t listen to this calmly ...

        Also like a shiver and a lump in my throat ..
        And one more thing ... More optimistic. soldier

        Very relevant even in the current political situation ..
        Here we are, mysterious and impudent ..
        1. mat-vey
          mat-vey 18 November 2017 10: 04 New
          +4
          Yes, I’m still hoping to see everything in the chronicle (it’s stupid of course) ... then he, after Kursk Rybalko, drove to the attack (on light labor after he burned in the tank), Rybalko is still a super general - a magnitude, I think maybe they shot him chroniclers, maybe my grandfather where it flashes .. stupid, but still hope ..
        2. mat-vey
          mat-vey 18 November 2017 10: 13 New
          +4
          Quote: Cheka-M
          Here we are, mysterious and impudent ..

          And then I have something to say about my grandfather - he had a medal "For Courage" for Moscow - the tank was knocked out (in my troika) on the BT-7 ... And he was friends with the "Panfilavs" after the war .. who remained alive ...
          1. Felix-m
            Felix-m 18 November 2017 10: 49 New
            +2
            Quote: mat-vey
            And then I have something to say about my grandfather - his medal “For Courage” was for Moscow - the tank was knocked out (in my troika) on the BT-7.

            For your grandfather heroic .. drinks Most importantly, tell this to your children and grandchildren so that they are remembered and proud! soldier
            1. Mordvin 3
              Mordvin 3 18 November 2017 10: 55 New
              +6
              Vital, you seem to be shot every half hour. Write a petition or something, to the admins, let them leave you alone. I think many will support it.
              1. Felix-m
                Felix-m 18 November 2017 11: 02 New
                +4
                Quote: mordvin xnumx
                Vital, you seem to be shot every half hour. Write a petition or something, to the admins, let them leave you alone. I think many will support it.

                I think it’s unlikely ... Some of the "comrades" I got very angry here!
                But I still like this “status", although it’s a shame sometimes .. I’ll break through anyway, men, Russians don’t give up! soldier
                Thank you all for your support and personally to you Vladimir!
                Goodbye and see you soon! fellow
                1. mat-vey
                  mat-vey 18 November 2017 11: 46 New
                  0
                  Quote: Felix-M
                  Goodbye and see you soon!

                  "see you" is highly desirable ...
                  1. Felix-M1
                    Felix-M1 18 November 2017 12: 28 New
                    0
                    Quote: mat-vey
                    Quote: Felix-M
                    Goodbye and see you soon!

                    "see you" is highly desirable ...

                    Well, again, Matthew hello! (rare name and beautiful) drinks
                    Continue?
                    1. mat-vey
                      mat-vey 18 November 2017 12: 33 New
                      +1
                      Quote: Felix-M1
                      Continue?

                      Always glad when there is time and opportunity ...
              2. Karen
                Karen 18 November 2017 13: 01 New
                +1
                Quote: mordvin xnumx
                Vital, you seem to be shot every half hour. Write a petition or something, to the admins, let them leave you alone. I think many will support it.

                Of course, support !!!
            2. mat-vey
              mat-vey 18 November 2017 11: 10 New
              +3
              Yes, my grandfathers ... I started one war at Katukov, but ended (on reformation several times on the "Road of Life" "rolled") in the 117th dimension, the second signalman began in 1942 after a serious wound (it was requested from a ground attack aircraft I retrained my right hand on a lefthander) remained in the acting - in 218 oorasm .... but I’m not talking about that - both had medals "For the Defense of Leningrad", but not one was in St. Petersburg ... These are the paradoxes war ...
              1. Felix-m
                Felix-m 18 November 2017 11: 24 New
                +2
                Quote: mat-vey
                Yes, my grandfathers ... I started one war at Katukov, but ended (on reformation several times on the "Road of Life" "rolled") in the 117th dimension, the second signalman began in 1942 after a serious wound (it was requested from a ground attack aircraft I retrained my right hand on a lefthander) remained in the acting - in 218 oorasm .... but I’m not talking about that - both had medals "For the Defense of Leningrad", but not one was in St. Petersburg ... These are the paradoxes war ...

                There is something to be proud of you! I even envy from the heart .. hi
                After the collapse of the USSR, it is customary to be proud of money and noble origin .. (I’ve already broken two computers and earned a heart attack ..)))) Well, now I’m calm as a Boa constrictor .. And I’m at war, as I can .. But if anything, the category of shooting I have and the skills remained (I’ll teach the younger ..)

                That's how we live.. hi
                1. mat-vey
                  mat-vey 18 November 2017 11: 30 New
                  0
                  And I have a younger character all in my grandfather (tanker), only a cut above ... but damn the parachutist-snowboarder does not allow dad to age calmly ...
                  1. Felix-M1
                    Felix-M1 18 November 2017 12: 31 New
                    0
                    Quote: mat-vey
                    And I have a younger character all in my grandfather (tanker), only a cut above ... but damn the parachutist-snowboarder does not allow dad to age calmly ...

                    And my excellent student, athlete, hacker (cursing, but with a sly smile) ..
                    I don’t know which one will grow from him, but if he betrays .. God forbid!
                    The hand does not flinch .. (straight heart pounded ..)
                    1. mat-vey
                      mat-vey 18 November 2017 12: 42 New
                      +1
                      I’m sure of it - I’ve almost grown one ... It’s just that it’s hot to rage, well, it’s all about my grandfather and great-grandfather (they look like facial expressions and gestures) - Cossack blood, but from the Far East ..
  8. Million
    Million 18 November 2017 09: 31 New
    +2
    I would assign the rank of General to only those officers who participated in the hostilities. The General can only be combat, not staff
  9. Karen
    Karen 18 November 2017 10: 01 New
    +2
    I read about that feat of Panfilov’s in childhood (if I remember correctly - “Volokolamsk highway”) ... the contents of the book were completely forgotten over time, but I still remember that reading and impressions of what I read.
    Eternal memory to heroes !!!
  10. Angel_and_Demon
    Angel_and_Demon 18 November 2017 10: 08 New
    +5
    Jedi,
    Quote: Jedi
    Some of these cactus will be able to tequila harp. lol

    damn it, and then what to offer them - well, only the camel thorn remains
  11. Felix-m
    Felix-m 18 November 2017 10: 46 New
    +5
    The national film "28 Panfilov" is not allowed on the central channels ..
    The most terrible threat to Russia is "our media" .. Now they have quieted down, but the poison continues to drip drop by drop into the souls of our children and grandchildren ..
    1. Evgeny Strygin
      Evgeny Strygin 18 November 2017 14: 04 New
      0
      But ideologically, he is absolutely neutral. And anyway.
    2. Million
      Million 18 November 2017 14: 17 New
      0
      And they’re doing it right. The film turned out to be none.
  12. BVS
    BVS 18 November 2017 11: 25 New
    +1
    It is known that the rank of Panfilov’s division was noted by German General Erich Gepner. Having been defeated in battles with the RRKA division, Gepner writes that "these soldiers are not afraid of death, do not surrender and are ready to fight to the end, not paying attention to the charters or rules of warfare."
    On January 8, 1942, his 6th Army Corps came under heavy return fire. As commander Erich Gepner decides to retreat, despite a clear order to fight to the death. Such self-will was unacceptable - the general was dismissed from the ranks of the Wehrmacht with shame. In addition, Gepner is deprived of all awards and merit, which becomes the greatest blow to his pride.
    After everything that happened to the general, he can justify himself in all words.
    1. Bakht
      Bakht 18 November 2017 14: 02 New
      0
      Gepner cannot justify himself for a long time. Hanged by order of Hitler in 1944
  13. Evgeny Strygin
    Evgeny Strygin 18 November 2017 14: 02 New
    0
    A blessed memory to those who lived, but did not exist.
  14. HEATHER
    HEATHER 18 November 2017 14: 41 New
    0
    There was a time. War. Glory to the fallen. Glory to the living.
  15. BVS
    BVS 18 November 2017 14: 46 New
    +1
    Quote: Bakht
    Gepner cannot justify himself for a long time. Hanged by order of Hitler in 1944

    He was hanged on another occasion, in the conspiracy of 1944.
    1. Bakht
      Bakht 19 November 2017 10: 11 New
      0
      Göpner was not, as is often claimed, put on trial by a military tribunal, and at the end of June he was dismissed from the ground forces and then, as a retired colonel general, lived on an unrestricted pension, occupying his former government official apartment. Schmundt interpreted the Führer's directive that the Göpner family should be provided, in full favor of the Colonel General.

      N. Belov "I was Hitler's adjutant"
  16. Bat
    Bat 19 November 2017 20: 08 New
    0
    Hero. The real warrior