Imagine the surprise of the German soldiers, officers, generals and Hitler personally, when light cavalry fighting in the Belarusian forests began to put up desperate resistance and thwart plans for an offensive. The Fuhrer appointed a reward in the amount of 100 thousands of German Reichsmarks for the head of the Russian commander in charge of the unique equestrian special forces.
Hitler understood perfectly well: one cannot defeat such an enemy with one technique.
This year marks the 115 anniversary of the birth of one of the most mysterious commanders of the Red Army. Lev Dovator is a hero of the USSR. Monuments to the general installed in dozens of Russian cities. What exactly did Dovator gain in such respect?