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Mother-General, without whom, perhaps, there would be no Victory

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As you know, in May 1938, Stalin transformed the Far Eastern Military District and the Special Far Eastern Army into the Far Eastern Front. And in July-August 1938 of the year on Lake Hassan, this union received a baptism of fire. But Stalin was in anger: the Japanese were not completely defeated, and our losses were very high. This was the reason for the mass and protracted repression among the commanders of the Far East.

The first front commander, Vasily Blucher, was arrested and died in the Lefortovo prison, then, in January, 41, he was shot and his replacement, General Stern. The new front commander was appointed Iosif Apanasenko. He was known about him in the army as foul-mouthed, tyrant and ignorant. And in appearance he was cut down like an ax.

However, the officers soon noted this man’s colossal natural mind. Apanasenko read a lot and was able to evaluate the proposals of his subordinates. He was very brave. And never jeopardized subordinates.

Among other things, Apanasenko found that there is no reliable highway along the Trans-Siberian Railway. It was enough for the Japanese to blow up several bridges or tunnels in order to deprive the army of both freedom of maneuver and supplies. General Apanasenko immediately ordered the construction of a dumping road with a length of almost ... a thousand kilometers. The deadline for this enormous work was set as short as possible - five months.

And imagine the road from Khabarovsk to Belogorsk was built by September 1 1941.

By the way, this is part of the very long-suffering federal highway Chita-Khabarovsk, which cannot be completed until now, in 70 years.

By the way, by the beginning of the Great Patriotic War, the number of the Far Eastern Front was 704 thousands of people against seven hundred thousand Japanese. In July-August, several rifle brigades were deployed from the Far East to the Western fronts. But it was only a small part.

The Germans had already celebrated the "capture of Moscow", and the Japanese troops were actively and aggressively preparing for the attack. The Red Army needed fresh divisions here and there. General Apanasenko resolutely declared to Stalin that he was ready to send at the same time nearly three dozen units. These are actually all combat ready units.

The transfer of troops began immediately. In November, the 41-th Far Eastern divisions already fought near Moscow.

And what about the naked Far East? Who here defended the country from the attack of Japan? It turned out that Apanasenko, in the same positions as the divisions leaving for the West, put new units, moreover, under the same numbers.

It was an infinitely bold personal decision of him - amateur formations were strictly prohibited under the threat of execution.

The general developed an activity unprecedented for a military man. He organized new military production, restored the military state farms. Joseph Rodionovich returned almost all capable commanders to the army from places of detention. Fortunately, most of the repressed were here in the Far East.

Protests by the chiefs of the concentration camps, denunciations of Apanasenko from the leadership of GlavDalstroi were literally a torrent to Beria. But Stalin was silent. And the general with his decision expanded the training of recruits, conscripts arrived in parts of the Far Eastern Front from all the republics.

And in the east of Russia, 50-55-year-old men began to be called into service. The commander of the Far Eastern Front became the main carrier of all the party and economic power of a vast region. The defense of the base cities - Khabarovsk, Vladivostok, Blagoveshchensk - was also strengthened. The east of Russia turned into a real fortress.

And Japan preferred to maintain armed neutrality. They were bound by the power of the Far Eastern Front. But Apanasenko all the time asked Stalin to send him to the army.

And only at the end of May 1943, the general was sent to the Voronezh Front. Just three months, Joseph Rodionovich managed to make war. 5 August 43, at the height of the Battle of Kursk, the general was killed by a shell fragment.

He was buried in his homeland, in Stavropol. No monuments in Khabarovsk Joseph Apanasenko not delivered. In the official stories World War II the name of this army general is not mentioned even once.
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  1. Denis
    Denis 6 July 2013 07: 30
    43
    And only at the end of May 1943, the general was sent to the Voronezh Front. Just three months, Joseph Rodionovich managed to make war. 5 August 43, at the height of the Battle of Kursk, the general was killed by a shell fragment.

    He was buried in his homeland, in Stavropol. No monuments to Khabarovsk to Joseph Apanasenko have been erected. In the official history of World War II, the name of this army general is not mentioned even once.
    Yes, we knew very little about him, and his role was great. This is the containment of the Japanese and Siberian divisions near Moscow.
    Thanks to the author for enlightening
    1. yak69
      yak69 6 July 2013 18: 41
      17
      It is necessary to continue the historical research of the Second World War. This will help current generations to better feel their roots, teach to respect the unprecedented exploits of their fathers and grandfathers. This is a very necessary job!
      Actually this is the education of patriotism in the young generation.
    2. smile
      smile 6 July 2013 22: 40
      +4
      Denis
      Indeed ... but I was jarred by the phrase - "The General has developed an unprecedented activity for a military man" ... okay, let's write it off on my captiousness and nasty character ... :)))
      1. Denis
        Denis 6 July 2013 23: 25
        +4
        Quote: smile
        Indeed ... but I was jarred by the phrase, "The General has developed an unprecedented activity for a military man" ... well, let's write it off on my captiousness and nasty character ...
        Picky and character have nothing to do with it, times weren’t so hot. The initiative is often punishable, especially then. I won’t say that everything was killed, but it was possible to take off and say goodbye
        1. smile
          smile 7 July 2013 03: 34
          +3
          Denis

          Yes, I understand this .... and about the initiative, which is punishable, I know not by hearsay ..... and still ... a military man in combat conditions, who has not developed "unprecedented activity" ... is a corpse .. and it doesn't matter whether byada himself or with his subordinates ... it's still a corpse! ..... For one simple reason, on the other hand, the same one who also wants to live ...
          1. Peter Ivanov
            Peter Ivanov 20 May 2018 11: 10
            0
            Verily! As it is!
        2. mikki1701
          mikki1701 23 October 2016 22: 45
          +2
          Apanasenko I.R. was very closely acquainted with I.V. Stalin and were even at YOU. Therefore, he was very much forgiven. Although the mind and talent of this general to deny, it would be foolish and not respectful to his memory.
        3. demo
          demo 18 May 2018 08: 20
          +2
          The difference between the “tunic” and the “jacket” is that the first one carries out the order and takes the initiative only for the successful implementation of it. And the second one breaks the gag and in the process of activity can forget - but for what he does it all.
          If the first may face the Tribunal, then the second - a reprimand.
          You catch why the author focused our attention on the initiative of the general.
          And I was very interested in the phrase - "The commander of the Far Eastern Front has become the main carrier of all the party and economic power of the vast region."
          If this is not said for the red words, then for usurpation of power, without a corresponding order “from above” - the basement of a bullet in the back of the head.
          The CPSU (b) was not going to share power with anyone.
          1. Peter Ivanov
            Peter Ivanov 20 May 2018 11: 08
            +1
            This power was delegated to Joseph Rodionovich, for real merits in creating the strongest defense of the Far Eastern Front! I am convinced that there is also a Decree or Order of T-bills!
            All Power to the Soviets! Mouth Front!
    3. nnz226
      nnz226 6 July 2013 23: 39
      11
      In Belgorod, he stands a monument
    4. Alekseev
      Alekseev 13 October 2016 20: 24
      11
      Quote: Denis
      Yes, we knew very little about him, and his role was great

      Who is how. wink
      Life and activity of I.R. Apanasenko is very widely known - this is one of the divisional commanders of the 1st Cavalry Army!
      But the author sometimes falls into inaccuracies.
      Apanasenko could not, without authorization from above (to the very top!), Release any repressed officers and appoint them to posts in the troops subordinate to him.
      Well, let alone the formation of divisions instead of those sent to the west "by their own will" - this is generally already childhood.
      The author does not represent "the process itself" of this case. Gene. Apanasenko had neither the material resources, nor the power for such events.
      It’s another matter that he was pleased, following the instructions of the military-political leadership of the country.
      In all likelihood, he was a typical representative of his era, like many generals of that time, and an extraordinary person.
      Well, he ended his life's journey by fulfilling his duty to the end ...
      1. Monarchist
        Monarchist 8 May 2017 17: 38
        +2
        One hundred percent agree with you: the author a little went too far with the independent formation of parts.
        Every commander of the district will form his own divisions, what will happen then?
        Not everything is clear with Blucher: there is reason to doubt his decency
      2. Monarchist
        Monarchist 8 May 2017 17: 38
        +1
        One hundred percent agree with you: the author a little went too far with the independent formation of parts.
        Every commander of the district will form his own divisions, what will happen then?
        Not everything is clear with Blucher: there is reason to doubt his decency
  2. Sirocco
    Sirocco 6 July 2013 07: 39
    29
    How quickly we forget, the exploits of our people, and our heroes. But a "good" film "Bastards, Shtafbat" was made about the feat of crime during the Second World War. A little more, and we will set up memorials to criminal authorities. And the Heroes of Russia, to award. fool
    1. anomalocaris
      anomalocaris 6 July 2013 10: 06
      12
      Duc already. Now they are burying some Japanese with such a pomp that they did not bury members of the Politburo 40 years ago. And there are already monuments.
    2. sunzhenets
      sunzhenets 19 October 2016 15: 13
      0
      What will we be? A long time ago. Is Gorbachev not a criminal? Is Mr. Kadyrov far removed from criminal authority?
  3. AlNick
    AlNick 6 July 2013 08: 00
    19
    Many true patriots, Heroes of the country and World War II are undeservedly forgotten ...
  4. Shadowcat
    Shadowcat 6 July 2013 08: 01
    19
    Where are you, where are you barefoot boy
    Village cowgirl?
    Did you fight in the mountains of the Caucasus?
    Or fell for Stalingrad?
    My fellow countryman, peer, brother,
    Faithful to duty to order
    Russian hard worker soldier.
    Twardowski. (IMHA Vasily Terkin, this is a soldier’s book)

    We don’t know them by name,
    They fought for us.
    Lying in the cold earth
    Only believing in Victory hour.
    (c) Nameless soldier
  5. For the Motherland
    For the Motherland 6 July 2013 08: 33
    13
    As there is a lack of such initiative, courageous, disinterested, able to make decisions independently like I.R. Apanasenko
  6. Valery-SPB
    Valery-SPB 6 July 2013 08: 35
    22
    The author is a huge plus.
    The article is useful for educating those who still claim that Stalin, before his stomach aches, was afraid of the Japanese and was afraid to expose the Far Eastern Front.
    There would be a legend about how Sorge warned, and Stalin did not believe him, in figs, to the basket!

    If I am not mistaken, then Apanasenko made two sending troops. The divisions for guarding the theater of the Far East were already from the third set
    1. anomalocaris
      anomalocaris 6 July 2013 09: 12
      +8
      Moreover, Apanasenko argued with Stalin more than once! And he repeatedly recognized his innocence (however, not only he argued with Stalin). But Sorge is generally a dark person, and what is there and how it was, we are unlikely to find out.
      1. Roll
        Roll 6 July 2013 10: 31
        -3
        wassat Suvorov has the same opinion about Sorge, although Sorge still brought a lot of benefit.
        1. anomalocaris
          anomalocaris 6 July 2013 11: 35
          +5
          Quote: Rolm
          And so what thought came if we were not preparing to attack the Reich, but were preparing to delay the war and make the Far Eastern group two, three more powerful, how much we could then take down divisions and throw them near Moscow or Leningrad, and give immediately to Hansam

          Are you serious?
          1. Roll
            Roll 6 July 2013 12: 27
            -4
            drinks Seriously, and I see nothing wrong with that.
        2. Nagaibak
          Nagaibak 6 July 2013 13: 10
          +6
          Rolm "In Suvorov the same opinion about Sorge, although Sorge still brought a lot of benefits."
          Is Suvorov-Rezun the ultimate truth for you, or you simply do not know or read other authors?
          1. Roll
            Roll 6 July 2013 13: 39
            +4
            wassat Why I read and know, for example, Zhukov’s Memoirs and many others, they simply do not have answers to elementary questions. For example, in G. Zhukov's memoirs on the map, on June 22, the Reich troops and their positions are indicated in sufficient detail, and ours only by districts. You can check. The question is why the commander of the general staff was too lazy to indicate our concentration of troops in memoirs in detail. He that did not know? Not too lazy, after a dozen pages, Zhukov indicated the composition of the districts. Put instead of Zhukov on the map. It turned out according to Suvorov-Rezun. And who is the last resort? Or, on June 22, we had 16 cannon guns, 600 guns per fascist tank, not counting another 3 guns on our tanks. And why such a result. Or they talk about the suddenness of the Reich’s strike. But our fleet’s joke was ready at 20 a.m. and successfully repulsed a surprise strike, but for the ground army it was sudden and the Reich defeated it in a couple of weeks. As for the fleet, the strike is not sudden, but for the army it’s sudden and most importantly it’s true. And what the official story writes about this, banal nonsense, and Suvorov the truth.
            1. anomalocaris
              anomalocaris 6 July 2013 14: 11
              20
              Hard case. But is it nothing that the guns themselves do not shoot, and the tanks do not drive? That the vast majority of divisions were only on paper? If you seriously believe that the division appears immediately after signing the order on its formation, then I see no reason to communicate with you.
              In 1941, no one doubted that there would be a war, this is a fact. Stalin was not going to attack Hitler, this is also a fact. It was simply not necessary for the leadership of the USSR. And without war, there was enough work. But for the West, primarily for Britain, the war between the USSR and the Third Reich was vital. It was for Hitler that they brought to power, precisely to ensure the material and technical needs of the Wehrmacht, Austria and Czechoslovakia were successively surrendered. To ensure contact, they betrayed Poland, and then surrendered France, so that God forbid the Wehrmacht did not suffer significant losses, and the USSR did not receive another year of delay.
              Now think about what Rezun and the like do.
              Z.Y. I think that Vovochka Rezun should be awarded the largest order, and then hang on the most filthy aspen.
              1. pensioner
                pensioner 6 July 2013 19: 44
                +6
                Quote: anomalocaris
                Z.Y. I think that Vovochka Rezun should be awarded the largest order, and then hang on the most filthy aspen.

                Not on ours !! For this, you can buy several in England. There are also "historians" ...
                1. grafrozow
                  grafrozow 6 July 2013 20: 14
                  +1
                  Komunyaks were always afraid of the truth.
                2. Shadowcat
                  Shadowcat 7 July 2013 06: 08
                  +2
                  On the aspen hung traitors)
              2. Day 11
                Day 11 6 July 2013 19: 49
                +1
                Yeah, they gave Poland to Hitler and because of it they got involved in the war with Hitler, putting thousands of lives of their soldiers there! Historians ... Write anyhow, the main thing is that it sounded patriotic and get high from the poured pluses from the same "historians "
                1. anomalocaris
                  anomalocaris 6 July 2013 19: 53
                  +5
                  Are you talking about allies? And when did they put down "the lives of thousands of their soldiers" for Poland?
                  1. Day 11
                    Day 11 6 July 2013 19: 58
                    0
                    Remind me after what England declared war on Germany? At first it was a sluggish war, but it all ended with Dunkirk. Everything, I’m running to work. I’ll be on the site in an hour
                    1. anomalocaris
                      anomalocaris 6 July 2013 20: 38
                      +5
                      Yeah. Mean at least a little familiar with the chronology of events. Please remind me how much time has passed between the attack on Poland and the attack on France. And at the same time, enlighten in what grandiose battles the Allies participated in this period?
              3. wlad59
                wlad59 7 July 2013 09: 33
                +4
                "... Stalin had no intention of attacking Hitler, this is also a fact. The USSR leadership simply did not need it." - So it was necessary to attack Finland and Romania in 40? It turns out so in your opinion. And at the expense of the divisions: the 41st tank division was in Vladimir-Volynsky (this is the border), and the 22nd tank was in Brest ... they were FULLY equipped! (41 div. Had 415 tanks) ... both divisions were completely destroyed literally in the first HOURS of the war, because divisions were ABSOLUTELY not preparing for defense! Question: what were they doing there? (by the way, pay attention to the division numbers!
              4. 1c-inform-city
                1c-inform-city 7 July 2013 12: 49
                +2
                It is necessary to give him the largest and heaviest kg. 30 and into the Thames
            2. murriou
              murriou 14 October 2016 12: 15
              +1
              Quote: Rolm
              as of June 22, we had 16 guns of magpies

              Where is the droushka?
              I know another figure - 14900:
              http://www.soldat.ru/doc/mobilization/mob/table17
              .html
            3. Seal
              Seal 20 October 2016 20: 48
              +1
              But the joke our fleet was ready at 2 a.m. and successfully repelled a surprise strike, but for the army, it was sudden and the Reich defeated it in a couple of weeks.

              Do not forget that our fleet accounted for 0,00001% of the strength of the German attack that fell on our army.
              And I will support Suvorov. He writes a lot of things that are correct. Unfortunately, there are a lot of "smart guys" who throw themselves at any mention of him like a dog to the bone
              Ah, for you, Suvorov-Rezun is the ultimate truth !!!!
          2. Day 11
            Day 11 6 July 2013 19: 38
            +2
            As if you did not belong to Rezun, but the first about the story with Blucher and Apanasenko who replaced him, he wrote
            1. anomalocaris
              anomalocaris 6 July 2013 19: 51
              +8
              This is the first time you read it from him. In general, there was no particular secret in this.
              1. Day 11
                Day 11 6 July 2013 20: 00
                -2
                NO. He was the first to talk about it! At that time it was somehow "unacceptable" to talk about it
                1. anomalocaris
                  anomalocaris 6 July 2013 20: 40
                  +9
                  Who is not accepted, at what time ??? I remember reading about Apanasenko quite a long article back in the "Military-Historical Journal" in 88.
            2. wlad59
              wlad59 7 July 2013 09: 36
              +4
              I bet + ... I also learned about Apanasenko, from Rezun. ((by the way, he spoke very positively about Apanasenko.
            3. Jarik56
              Jarik56 29 August 2013 03: 05
              0
              Exactly! Yes, Isama's book "Purification" is cool and interesting, it opens your eyes to many things.
          3. Ivan Nevelskoy
            Ivan Nevelskoy 18 December 2016 11: 47
            0
            Funny you.
        3. smile
          smile 6 July 2013 22: 46
          11
          Roll
          Even Rezun is sometimes forced to speak the truth - about a thousandth of a percent of all his fabrications. but, of course, only when the truth does not paint our country ... you need to use a very strong microscope and have an enviable patience in order to find grains of truth in the dumps of guano, which are his "writings" ... :)))
        4. mikki1701
          mikki1701 23 October 2016 22: 54
          +3
          Rezun-Suvorov BAG corrupt and place him near the wall. The opinion of the traitor is not taken into account.
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  7. Clueless
    Clueless 6 July 2013 09: 09
    14 th
    Quote: Sirocco
    How quickly we forget, the exploits of our people, and our heroes. But a "good" film "Bastards, Shtafbat" was made about the feat of crime during the Second World War. A little more, and we will set up memorials to criminal authorities. And the Heroes of Russia, to award


    how you ghouls are already sickened by the same thing - the same bastards and penal battalion are better than nothing at all. If so smart - make the movie yourself

    Moreover, even these films can be called patriotic, and the penal battalion is generally an excellent series, but there is a lot of fiction, but at least the director did not hesitate to make a film about those whom it is not customary to talk about (for the author of the quote - there were not so many crime composed), and if the series was watched to the end, we would see a listing of all the penal battalions

    the white tiger came out - again I do not like, like a fantasy

    even Mr. N. but from Mikhalkov, his weary of the sun and then carry a patriotic note

    if you want historical films, watch films about the war shot in the USSR, it’s better they won’t take off anyway, not those budgets, not those directors, not that audience - even if you start to pay close attention to them, you will also notice a lot of mistakes and inaccuracies
    1. alicante11
      alicante11 6 July 2013 10: 00
      +8
      Then why the heck even shoot this crap if they still don't shoot anything good? Why spend money on "it"? Incidentally, often the same "micha" - state.
    2. omsbon
      omsbon 6 July 2013 10: 41
      17
      Quote: Bad
      how you ghouls are already sickened by the same thing - the same bastards and penal battalion are better than nothing at all. If so smart - make the movie yourself

      Reminds me "and also put on a hat ..."
      So, my dear! Nothing is better than a false, obscene-delusional movie!
      Slander and arrogant lies cannot be patriotic!
      Think about it.
      1. Turner
        Turner 6 July 2013 17: 37
        +1
        And I liked the episode in Shtrafbat when the thief and the murderer were asked why he volunteered for the war if the Soviet regime was abhorrent to him. And he replied that in addition to Soviet power, there is still native land
        1. yak69
          yak69 6 July 2013 18: 55
          +5
          Quote: Turner
          I liked the episode in Shtrafbat when the thief and the murderer were asked why he volunteered for the war if the Soviet regime was abhorrent to him.

          This episode, pure plagiarism from the Soviet film "Before Dawn" 1989. There Mironov plays the main role of the NKVD lieutenant who accompanies the prisoners to the rear.
          And then there is the Soviet film about the penal battalion "Gu-Ga" 1989.
          Look, you will not regret.
      2. Adaraskan
        Adaraskan 13 July 2013 13: 00
        +9
        The commander of the penalty is a FALSE!
        The TV channel "Russia" aired the multi-part film "Penalty battalion". It is impossible to keep silent about such shows. LIES must expose! Fortunately, direct witnesses are still alive - in the photo - a retired colonel, a resident of Kharkov (now - St. Petersburg) Alexander Vasilyevich Pyltsyn, who passed the last years of the war as the commander of a penal battalion ...
        Further, I quote an article by Natalia Eremeytseva, who read an interview with the colonel on the Internet:
        == "... I also asked" why "?
        And they answered me that I was raising the question incorrectly - not “for what, but why”? -
        - you will help fines with blood to wash away their guilt before the Motherland ...
        ... the discipline in the penal battalion was very high.
        For those who received 10 years of imprisonment at the verdict of the military tribunals, the imprisonment was replaced by THREE months of fines, from 5 to 8 years - TWO months, up to 5 years - ONE month ...
        . ..Our fighters were often awarded the Order of Glory ...
        ... having won in the penal battalion from 1943 until the end of the war, I DARE TO APPROVE,
        that there was NEVER behind our penal battalion there were no detachments or other intimidating forces.
        Of course, I cannot talk about all penal units, however, after the war I met with many who fought in penal battalions and penal companies and never heard of the detachments behind them. "
        N. Yeremeytseva writes: "In fact, for 15 years now, the current government has been waging an undeclared war with the USSR, with a great era. Apparently, in order to cover up their total betrayal, today's wretchedness, the general theft of officials and the dishonesty of their corrupt servants."
        And he warns that one should not forget the old truth: if you shoot from the gun into the past, then the future will shoot a gun at us.
        I believe that comments on this note are not needed.
        They will help those who have seen the film "Penal Battalion" to understand the truth. For those who have not seen the concoction of Messrs. Doteley, I will say - do not waste time on another libel.
        On November 27 in the newspaper "Soviet Russia" Alexander Vasilyevich PYLTSYN himself wrote:
        "As a person who went through his part of the Great Patriotic War in the officer's penal battalion under the same oath that he took to be loyal to the Soviet Motherland, I testify that everything heaped up in this film does not correspond to the historical truth."
        I want to finish again by calling for help now retired Major General A.V. Pyltsyn.
        In a letter to the general director of the Ostankino television company (published in Sovetskaya Rossiya), he, returning the sent fee, writes:
        "... you were not satisfied with the true truth about the penal battalion ... and you tried to emasculate the text of my interview, ... and then completely lost it, since it did not coincide with the point of view of the filmmakers who had not seen the war and your personal .. ...
        The film "Penal Battalion" and much more in the media, including on television, is a political order of the current falsifiers of the history of the Great Patriotic War, and more broadly, the defilers of the history of the entire Soviet period of our country. I don’t sell my conscience, memory, pride and honor of an officer for any Judas.
        Therefore, Alexey Viktorovich, I cannot accept either your gratitude "for cooperation", or, even more so, your thousand "pieces of silver".
        It remains to add: the book by A. Pyltsyn "Penalty Kick or How the Officer Penal Battalion Reached Berlin" was published in the second edition, awarded the First Literary Prize of the St. Petersburg City Legislative Assembly ...
        A very long time ago, I.V. Stalin remarked:
        "Truth is guarded by battalions of lies." But a lie, as the Russian proverb says, has short legs.
        ADDITION - November 2007 Just now on TV once again showed the broadcast of the series “Shtrafbat”.
        So, it makes sense to continue the conversation about this filmmaking.
        Here is the material from the Internet:
        Fine bikes
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    4. yak69
      yak69 6 July 2013 19: 01
      12
      Quote: Bad
      better the same bastards and penal battalion than nothing at all.

      This is how you have to be "persistent" to consume such vomit! Such indiscriminateness and undemandingness to the "consumed product" is inherent, as a rule ... in a pig.
      Do not be like indiscriminate animals, dear. It is harmful to mental health.
      hi
      1. grafrozow
        grafrozow 6 July 2013 19: 55
        +1
        Dear, you don’t have to teach dad how children are doing. Your instructions smell badly of communist morality, i.e. lack of morality. Be polite. To love your homeland is not to love the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. You still cannot answer how many Russian Men died in the war. thanks to your brilliant leadership.
        1. aleshka
          aleshka 6 July 2013 21: 51
          12
          DAD! I will not teach you how to make children !! Take and count how many Russians died out from 1991 to 2001! Communists rest! And without war!
        2. murriou
          murriou 14 October 2016 11: 33
          +7
          Quote: grafrozow
          Your instructions smell bad communist morality

          And what bad things did you find in communist morality? Is liberalism and consumerism better?
    5. Kubanets
      Kubanets 6 July 2013 19: 03
      +8
      Dostalevsky's "Penal Battalion" is not at all the first-born in covering the topic of penalties. At the end of the USSR, the film "Gu-Ga" was shot on a similar theme. The film is serious, truthful and more reliable than Volodarsky's delusional fantasies. The military consultant of the film must have been a professional
      1. Proud.
        Proud. 6 July 2013 21: 18
        +5
        I watched the film, very good. Only descriptions for this film are killed, for example: "The Great Patriotic War. Due to the shortage of well-trained soldiers, the Soviet command uses" cannon fodder "- deserters imprisoned for a real crime or on denunciation. They all serve in penal battalions and know why a month of service is equal to ten years in prison. Because not everyone will live even this short period. "Or:" The film lifts the veil over another product of the Stalinist regime - battalions of penalties during the Great Patriotic War, a month of service in which was equated to ten years in prison. "Gu-ha" is a film about those who, shedding their blood, risking their own lives every day, paid for the mistakes of staff strategists. "Or like this:" During the Great Patriotic War, there were detachments in the Soviet army that did not there were analogues in history. These were the so-called "penalty battalions" ... About those who went to the attack first, having practically no chance to survive. without hesitation, they were sent to the most terrible breakthroughs, to German machine guns ... "
    6. Ivan Nevelskoy
      Ivan Nevelskoy 18 December 2016 11: 54
      0
      Why not make a true film? Not profitable.
  8. SITH
    SITH 6 July 2013 09: 40
    26
    Thanks to the author for the article and photo. The fact that the general was a brave and talented leader and boldly said that he thinks in spite of the person speaks of the memory of the Hero of Socialist Labor Fyodor Trofimovich Morgun published in his book "Long before the fireworks." end. Strong tea was placed on the table. Stalin asked about the life of the Far East. I answered. And suddenly a question followed to Apanasenko: "How many anti-tank guns do you have?" The general responded immediately. I don’t remember the exact figure now, but I remember that he named something scanty in comparison with what the Red Army already had then. "Load these weapons, too!" - Stalin commanded quietly, but clearly. And then suddenly a glass of tea, standing opposite Apanasenko, flew over the long table to the left, the chair under the general seemed to jump back. Apanasenko jumped away from the table and shouted: "What are you doing? What are you doing? !! Your mother is so shifting! .. And if the Japanese attacked, how will I defend the Far East? With these stripes ?!” and hit himself on the sides. from office, shoot, I won't give up the guns! "

    I was stunned. Though everything went round and round in my head, a thought pierced me: "This is the end. Now he will call Beria's people, and we will both perish." And here I was again struck by Stalin's behavior: "Calm down, calm down, Comrade Apanasenko! Is it worth it to worry so much about these guns? Keep them for yourself."

    Saying goodbye, Apanasenko asked to join the army - to the front.

    "No, no," the Supreme Commander-in-Chief replied amiably. "Parties in the Far East need such brave and experienced ones as you."
    General was bold, that's for sure
    1. Roll
      Roll 6 July 2013 11: 21
      -4
      And with the guns Apanasenko is not quite right, it would be necessary to give part, and instead of guns more anti-tank rifles, the Japanese had weak tanks, and holes could be made in them with guns.
      1. antibanukurayza
        antibanukurayza 6 July 2013 12: 41
        +6
        it's easy to judge after half a century ... who is right who is wrong is not our business. Our business is to honor the memory and preserve the exploits and names for future descendants.
      2. Nagaibak
        Nagaibak 6 July 2013 13: 07
        +8
        Rolm "And with the guns Apanasenko is not quite right, it would have been necessary to give up a part, and instead of guns there were more anti-tank rifles, the Japanese had weak tanks, and they could have made holes in them with guns."
        From the heights of the past, of course you can roll your eyes and dream about making holes in plywood Japanese tanks. Hmm ... everyone thinks he is a STRATEG ...
        1. Roll
          Roll 6 July 2013 13: 26
          +2
          wassat I do not consider myself a strategist, although the best judge of the correctness of the decision is time. We are descendants and must evaluate the exploits and defeats of our grandfathers. Our grandchildren will give us an assessment and this is normal.
          1. kush62
            kush62 8 July 2013 03: 48
            +2
            What kind of assessment can your descendants give if your worldview is established according to the books of the traitor of the Motherland !!!
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      3. ded10041948
        ded10041948 6 July 2013 17: 39
        +3
        Where to get them, these PTRs? All anti-tank rifles came to the front!
        1. grafrozow
          grafrozow 6 July 2013 20: 05
          0
          PTRs before the war were discontinued. But BT-5 and BT-7 riveted.
          1. Snoop
            Snoop April 14 2018 18: 35
            0
            What are you talking about? In fact, the sane ammunition for anti-tank rifles BS-41 was developed only in July 1941, when the steel core was replaced with a metal-ceramic one. That's when armor penetration became at a level, then they began to develop PTRD and PTRS.
        2. Roll
          Roll 6 July 2013 20: 43
          -1
          wassat Instead of guns.
      4. svp67
        svp67 6 July 2013 17: 46
        +3
        Quote: Rolm
        And with the guns Apanasenko is not quite right, it would be necessary to give part, and instead of guns more anti-tank rifles, the Japanese had weak tanks, and holes could be made in them with guns.

        He already gave ALMOST everything, a reasonable MINIMUM remained on DF. And the fact that the Japanese know how to use tanks, they proved it at Halkin Gol, where their tank regiment acted very bravely and skillfully, and their failure was due precisely to the fact that the Red Army units were well equipped with anti-tank missiles ...
        1. murriou
          murriou 14 October 2016 12: 08
          +1
          there the Japanese had 2 tank regiments. One of the completely easy ones, one with the participation of mediums - both "Chi-Ha" and "Type 89".
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      6. murriou
        murriou 14 October 2016 12: 22
        +2
        Quote: Rolm
        in them and guns holes could be made

        take an interest in some primers with the words "reserve effect"
    2. serg2108
      serg2108 14 November 2016 23: 31
      0
      quote from Rezun hi it is precisely these recollections as a characteristic that he gives to military commanders under Stalin
  9. GEO
    GEO 6 July 2013 10: 14
    +9
    Thanks a lot to the author. I didn’t know ... What a human being was ... Eternal glory !!!
  10. Roll
    Roll 6 July 2013 11: 16
    -5
    fellow Yes, the commander was cool, there would be more of them, although under Stalin there were a lot of professionals in leading positions, not even today, the names of which are worth, Ustinov, Korolev, Beria, Kapitsa, Kurchatov, Rokosovsky, and Now ??? And so what thought came if we were not preparing to attack the Reich, but were preparing to delay the war and make the Far Eastern group two, three more powerful, how much we could then take down divisions and throw them near Moscow or Leningrad, and give Hans immediately on the face. But alas, here it’s in preference on a meager, or a steam locomotive or a dozen in a bullet. We had a steam locomotive.
    1. antibanukurayza
      antibanukurayza 6 July 2013 12: 44
      +6
      where does this attitude to the past come from? Digging and digging in dirty laundry. That is true and that is not true ... "If only" yes "if only ... But it is weak to simply write:" Thank you grandfather for the Victory! "?
    2. S-200
      S-200 7 July 2013 22: 37
      0
      Rocossovsky ... in 2 "C"
  11. svp67
    svp67 6 July 2013 13: 37
    +8
    To the author of "THANKS". Iosif Apanasenko is a man who largely influenced the outcome of the Great Patriotic War, who did a lot to ensure that our army could win, even being far from the front line. I remember the story of an officer of the operational department of the DF, who told how the dispatch of units and formations to the West was organized, this was done very simply and efficiently, but as a result of this, FULLY equipped and trained units went to the front, it was not for nothing that they were so appreciated by our front commanders ... The name of this general should be on a par with the victorious generals ...
  12. ImPerts
    ImPerts 6 July 2013 13: 43
    -1
    Quote: SITH
    The fact that the general was a brave and talented leader and boldly said that he thinks in spite of the person speaks of the memory of the Hero of Socialist Labor Fyodor Trofimovich Morgun published in his book "Long before the fireworks"

    The full title of the book: - “Long before the salutes. The Truth About General Kirponos. ”
    And this is on the site:
    "... In his mature years, Fyodor Morgun revealed another unexpected facet of his talent - a publicist in the field of military history of the twentieth century. His works" Long before the fireworks. The truth about General Kirponos "," The curse of the war. In the wake of falsified history "," Who and where did you break the blitzkrieg? " testify to deep analysis and unexpected conclusions that professional historians can envy. But in these works, Morgun appears not so much as an eyewitness to the events of the 1941 year and other years of the Second World War, but as an objective historian. Fyodor Trofimovich gave an objective description of the role of Stalin: the people won not because of, but in spite of his treacherous and treacherous policies..."
    http://poltava-arenda.com.ua/read/morgun-fedor-trofimovich
    Those interested can find and read:
    "Stalinist-Hitlerite genocide of the Ukrainian people".
    1. ImPerts
      ImPerts 6 July 2013 19: 12
      +5
      For the "-" thanks! Lovers of delirium do not decrease hi Who else was subjected to genocide? Who else wants to make a claim? Who equals? Whom did genocide bring to the veneration of liberal "history"?
      1. smile
        smile 6 July 2013 22: 58
        0
        ImPerts
        Ahhh ... forgive me, the unreasonable - I thought you support what you highlighted in your comment ... put a minus ... but for the second comment + ..... I won’t! :)))
    2. gunya
      gunya 21 October 2016 20: 06
      +2
      "But in these works, Morgun appears not so much as an eyewitness to the events of 1941 and other years of World War II, but as an objective historian. Fyodor Trofimovich gave an objective description of Stalin's role: the people won not thanks to, but in spite of his treacherous and insidious policy ..."

      Famously! Won against the will of the Commander-in-Chief!
      Such nonsense can only be heard from the pan-legcoles.

      http://poltava-arenda.com.ua/read/morgun-fedor-tr
      ofimovich
      Those interested can find and read:
      "Stalinist-Hitlerite genocide of the Ukrainian people".

      So this is where the "legs grow" from!

      With a hangover and not even you can compose!
  13. Avenger711
    Avenger711 6 July 2013 17: 20
    +2
    Blucher was actually tried for the case.
    1. Sergej1972
      Sergej1972 16 October 2016 01: 18
      0
      He was not judged. He died during the investigation.
  14. ded10041948
    ded10041948 6 July 2013 17: 45
    +2
    Thanks to the author. The first time I meet information about Apanasenko. Before that I didn’t hear such a name!
    1. Sergej1972
      Sergej1972 16 October 2016 01: 18
      0
      It’s strange. In Soviet history textbooks this surname was mentioned.
  15. mithridate
    mithridate 6 July 2013 17: 46
    +1
    that's why that is the tomb of the UNKNOWN soldier. But there are a lot of unknowns, very much. It's time, it's time to name their names
  16. Ivanovich47
    Ivanovich47 6 July 2013 18: 43
    +3
    The main thing is that the name of this hero is remembered by ordinary people (including you, the author of the article). So Joseph Apanasenko Remember PEOPLE. And this is the highest respect for the country!
  17. воронов
    воронов 6 July 2013 20: 31
    +4
    With affairs of Apanasenko, our affairs in the Far East drastically improved. Blucher drank as the commander of the Far Eastern PSB, during the hostilities on Khasan he didn’t leave the army, although Stalin demanded this from him repeatedly, for which he paid, Stern showed complete disability and followed following Blucher.
  18. misterwulf
    misterwulf 6 July 2013 23: 23
    +2
    And Apanasenko also invented "cuirassiers" :). Normal iron breastplate (only in front, which was in keeping with the spirit of the times) for ... infantrymen! The Germans were very embarrassed by them. Imagine: you are sitting in a trench, and dudes are running at you, and the bullets bounce off them! When close, you can shoot down a grenade, and when 100 meters or more, only from a cannon or an anti-tank gun!
    This is not fiction! In fact, wagons with cuirasses arrived from the Far East after him. The personnel was very saved.
    1. Proud.
      Proud. 7 July 2013 00: 10
      +4
      Certainly not fiction. Steel cuirasses (SN-42, made of 2 mm steel 36СГН)) were worn by the SHISBR fighters. They were also called the ARMOR INFANTRY, KYROSIRS of the RED ARMY or STALIN Special Forces, though the extreme name appeared later.
    2. Vladimir73
      Vladimir73 8 July 2013 17: 01
      0
      Thanks for the information, I did not know that Apanasenko was the author of such a remedy
  19. cobalt
    cobalt 7 July 2013 00: 38
    15
    Few people know, but Apanasenko distinguished himself back in 1925, when to restore order in Chechnya, an army operation was carried out to eliminate bandit formations (according to the modern counter-terrorist operation. Apanasenko's group of 1922 bayonets and 480 sabers with 39 machine guns and 6 mountain guns was assigned the task of disarming the Sharoevsky district , where Imam Gotsinsky was hiding. Accustomed to the weakness of the Soviet authorities at that time, the Chechens prepared for resistance, especially the residents of Zumsoy - the aul of Imam Shamilyov. Assessing the strength of Apanasenko, the leaders of the gangs initially sent negotiators to him offering "protection" for passing his column. He did not join, saying that “The Red Army does not need protection, which can be convinced by anyone who dares to attack it.” Approaching Zamsa, Apanasenko demanded that the residents surrender their weapons and hand over Shamilev and other bandits. Naturally, they ignored him. Then the village was subjected to artillery shelling and residents began to hand over their weapons, and Shamil in his closest circle he fled to the mountains. Having blown up the houses belonging to the Shamilev family (in total, during the operation, 119 houses of gang members were blown up), Apanasenko presented an ultimatum to surrender Gotsinsky and Shamilev. In 2 days, 22 pounds of bombs were dropped on the area (8 aircraft took part in the operation) On September 5, 1925, Gotsinsky was extradited by the residents of the area, and on September 7, Shamilev surrendered. In total, during the operation, out of 242 disarmed villages, 101 were subjected to shelling, 16 were bombed. In this case, a total of 6 residents died and 30 were injured. In the shootings, 12 bandits were killed and 5 wounded. Losses of the Red Army - 5 killed and 8 wounded. 25 rifles, 299 revolvers and a Lewis machine gun were seized from the population of Chechnya. 4319 bandits were arrested, of which 309 (including Gotsinsky) were shot according to the verdicts of the OGPU troika.The effect of the operation was such that after its completion, the population surrendered another 105 rifles, 447 revolvers, 27 gun, 1 machine guns, 4 bandits voluntarily surrendered.
  20. rudolff
    rudolff 7 July 2013 00: 46
    +2
    Wow! Never heard of this. Interesting. Thanks Cobalt.
    1. cobalt
      cobalt 7 July 2013 01: 13
      +2
      There is a very good author N. Grodnensky. He wrote the book "The First Chechen". In it, he quite documentarily described the history of the uneasy relations between Russia and Chechnya. Try to find it.
  21. rudolff
    rudolff 7 July 2013 01: 35
    +1
    The author N. Grodno? A curious coincidence! I myself live in Grodno now. I'll try to find. Thanks for the tip.
  22. cobalt
    cobalt 7 July 2013 01: 42
    +1
    And another interesting fact from the life of Apanasenko - during the 1st World War, he became a complete cavalier of St. George and was promoted to officer for courage. That was such a man.
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  24. batalin15246
    batalin15246 7 July 2013 23: 55
    0
    Yes, Apanasenko, an outstanding person.
  25. Vladimir73
    Vladimir73 8 July 2013 16: 52
    +1
    Quote: Rolm
    And with the guns Apanasenko is not quite right, it would be necessary to give part, and instead of guns more anti-tank rifles, the Japanese had weak tanks, and holes could be made in them with guns.


    yeah, or use armor-piercing cartridges for small arms, and shoot down planes with slingshots laughing
  26. 1234567890
    1234567890 10 July 2013 10: 14
    0
    interesting and why so that nothing is written about him ???????
  27. Mosen6Ish
    Mosen6Ish 10 July 2013 14: 27
    0
    Quote: 1234567890
    Protests of the heads of concentration camps

    It’s worth fixing.
  28. imanil
    imanil 23 July 2013 20: 12
    0
    great article
  29. imanil
    imanil 23 July 2013 20: 14
    0
    great article
  30. imanil
    imanil 23 July 2013 20: 20
    0
    read the book by P. Grigorenko - only rats can be found underground. he rose to the rank of major general. in something equal, I have not read a book. he describes this fact. to replace these parts he formed new ones. P. Grigorenko met with Zhukov and many others. I wish you success
  31. kanevsvv
    kanevsvv 11 August 2013 12: 09
    0
    Courage and professionalism, these are two qualities of General Apanasenko, God forbid, all of them be.
  32. Land
    Land 7 September 2013 13: 19
    0
    Quote: anomalocaris
    I think that Vovochka Rezun should be awarded the largest order

    This order is called the "Order of Saint Eucentius" ..
  33. military specialist
    military specialist 16 January 2015 00: 03
    +5
    I have heard about General Apanasenko more than once from my father, who served in the Far East from 1940 to 1950 and fought in the 2nd Far East (rising from the rank and file of the railway troops to the captain of howitzer artillery). Joseph Radionovich was really incredibly rude and cool at assault - father I witnessed how he knocked out of the nursery in the ass, who had fallen asleep in the stable for the last one, and after an hour he stuffed his face with the foreman of their battery, which left the Red Army men after working in the water in the cold without changing into underwear and heating. Some of them later whispered how the general who inspected their part forced them to eat the entire command of the unit in a full pot of disgusting borscht for lunch, and the cook poured a tank of swill brewed on his head ... And at the same time, his father approvingly commented on the debilitating, but so important for the Far Eastern theater works on road and large-scale fortification construction, which was practiced by almost all military units and civilians throughout the first military year. In his opinion, military history undeservedly circumvented this not so prominent, but very sensible general. And, according to the stories, he died due to neglect of the rules of military camouflage - the Germans hit a clearly visible motorcade, quite justifiably considering it as the retinue of retinues of senior military commanders. History does not recognize the subjunctive mood and therefore we have no right to judge how Joseph Radionovich would have shown himself in the remaining years of the war.
  34. iouris
    iouris 12 October 2016 15: 05
    0
    Very interesting, instructive, relevant. Thanks to the author.
  35. Docent1984
    Docent1984 14 October 2016 09: 15
    +1
    wlad59,
    "To attack Finland" is a strong saying ... Apparently, if there were air conditioners at that time, you would have written that this was all trouble from them))) At Lake Khasan, Red Army troops also attacked the peacefully marching Japanese?
    1. murriou
      murriou 14 October 2016 11: 14
      +2
      Even the Red Army brazenly prevented the rest of Japanese soldiers in Mongolia, and then in China laughing
      And how did the Red Army interfere with the cultural leisure of the Wehrmacht troops on the territory of the USSR ... Horror!
  36. bsk_mna54
    bsk_mna54 14 October 2016 10: 11
    0
    Tell Medinsky about this general, otherwise he doesn’t know, come on, let him put not a board, but a monument !!!
    1. murriou
      murriou 14 October 2016 11: 12
      +1
      M * Dinsky considers the destruction of the enemies of the USSR a sin, not a feat, judging by his actions.
  37. murriou
    murriou 14 October 2016 11: 31
    0
    the complete defeat of the Japanese did not work

    The author gives the impression of a person either tongue-tied, or completely incompetent in what he writes about.

    Yes, the events of 1938 revealed the poor combat readiness of the Far Eastern Military District, the slovenliness and irresponsibility of some high commanders, and the poor training of the troops entrusted to them.
    Nevertheless, the victory of the Red Army at Lake Hasan was FULL: the Japanese FULLY left the territory of the USSR, and territorial claims were FULLY rejected.

    But the complete defeat ... What does the author believe as such? He believes that it was necessary to start a big war in order to destroy the military units of the aggressors on their territory?

    First front commander Vasily Blucher was arrested and died in Lefortovo prison

    The author is clearly influenced by fairy tales about the bloody repression and innocent victims.

    In reality, V. Blucher is guilty, according to the Criminal Code, of 2 serious crimes:
    1. He allowed a serious drop in the combat efficiency entrusted to him under the command of the Far Eastern Military District.
    2. When the Japanese occupied part of Soviet territory, and the first attempts to smoke them from there failed, Blucher proposed to acknowledge Japanese claims and calm down on this.

    For any of these two crimes, he fully deserved his death penalty. And given his close friendship with Tukhachevsky, it is quite possible and the third crime of the same level - involvement in the conspiracy.

    In the official history of World War II, the name of this army general is not mentioned even once.

    Scandals, intrigues, discoveries, sensations! laughing
    The author is clearly drawn to this genre. How else to cut down more reader attention, less trying to do this? repeat

    In reality, the author questions:
    1. What does the author consider the "official history of WWII"?
    2. Where did the author get the "sensations" published here?
    3. The author himself admits that, despite a considerable amount of useful organizational measures, the direct combat merit of the gene. Apanasenko was not.
    1. Kaschey_Immortal
      Kaschey_Immortal 24 October 2016 00: 36
      0
      As the enemy staff officer said (in the most professional sense of the word), General Walter Model- "The art of war is essentially the art of organization." Read about the operation "Buffalo" - the withdrawal of the Wehrmacht troops from the Rzhev salient.
      "Feed a soldier a thousand days to use one hour." (Sun Tzu, "The Art of War.")
  38. murriou
    murriou 14 October 2016 12: 03
    +1
    Quote: Rolm
    In Suvorov of the same opinion

    The opinion of V. Rezun - "Suvorov" has a value much less than zero.
  39. murriou
    murriou 14 October 2016 12: 17
    +1
    anomalocaris,
    the allies had a grand offensive as many as three, remember, divisions to the first minefield laughing
  40. Villiam wolf
    Villiam wolf 14 October 2016 12: 52
    0
    It hurts too short article !!!
  41. gunya
    gunya 21 October 2016 19: 46
    +1
    [quote = Gordey.] I watched the film, very good. Only descriptions for this film are killed, for example: "The Great Patriotic War. Due to the shortage of well-trained fighters, the Soviet command uses" cannon fodder "- deserters imprisoned for real crimes or They all serve in penal battalions and know why a month of service is equivalent to ten years in prison. Because not everyone will live even this short period. "Or:" The film lifts the veil over yet another product of the Stalinist regime - battalions of penalties during the Great Patriotic War , a month of service in which was equivalent to ten years in prison.
    [/ Quote]
    The film "Penal Battalion" is a fantasy on a free theme, who does not even bother to figure out what a penal battalion is and how it differs from a penal company.
    All concepts are mixed.

    `Gu-ga` is a film about those who, shedding their blood, risking their own lives every day, paid for the mistakes of staff strategists." Or like this: "During the Great Patriotic War, there were detachments in the Soviet army that had no analogues in history. These were the so-called "penalty battalions" .., About those who went to the attack first, having practically no chance of surviving. About those who were sent without hesitation to the most terrible breakthroughs, to German machine guns ... "
    [/ Quote]
    The author needs to carefully read Pilitsin. Get first hand data.
  42. serg2108
    serg2108 14 November 2016 23: 25
    +1
    one of the best generals of the USSR ... I know that comrade Rezun is not too fond of and respected on this site ... but I read it about General Apanasenko for the first time and it’s a pity that the author didn’t even give a line from the book of Rezun. meet Comrade Stalin and the General ... one of the few generals who knew how to think and could send Comrade Stalin far and for long .... I advise everyone to read hi
  43. Vovan 73
    Vovan 73 15 November 2016 06: 39
    0
    Thanks to the author of the article. Very interesting stuff. Learned a lot of new things ......
  44. nnz226
    nnz226 24 February 2017 14: 02
    +1
    In Belgorod, he stands a monument on the forecourt!
  45. stprapor2009
    stprapor2009 3 March 2017 14: 09
    0
    It is on such people that Russia rests.
  46. captain
    captain April 30 2017 14: 13
    +2
    Monument to this amazing man, stands in Belgorod on the forecourt. It was a pity that the bulk of Belgorod residents do not know about this.
    1. Peter Ivanov
      Peter Ivanov 20 May 2018 11: 04
      0
      Glory to the Soviet hero warriors and awarded and in the memory of the people!
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  48. NordUral
    NordUral 2 December 2017 16: 02
    +2
    How little we know of heroes and not heroes of World War II. It is possible that this is also the bottom of the reasons that destroyed the Union. Thanks to the author! And the desire to continue to reveal to us the history of the country. And then a lot of divorced types, like Sytin, it is necessary to expose their fabrications. And not only him.
    1. Peter Ivanov
      Peter Ivanov 20 May 2018 11: 02
      0
      Back in the 80s, I often asked the leaders why we did not show our heroes and the deeds of their people and youth! I found the answer in 1992 from the bent down Gavriil Popov ... when he dispersed the peaceful procession of veterans and officers of the Soviet Army on February 23 on Gorky Street, and then the Yeltsins were forbidden to celebrate the Victory Day of the Soviet People over Nazi Germany, from 1992 to 2000 years !!! But the Germans were forbidden to call fascists!
      MEMORY DO NOT KILL !!!
      All Power to the Soviets! Mouth Front!
  49. Peter Ivanov
    Peter Ivanov 20 May 2018 10: 54
    0
    With all the peculiarities of that period in the USSR, General Joseph Apanasenko is a real Hero of the Soviet People!
    Glory to the Soviet soldier-winner of German fascism! Glory to the Soviet People, the People of the Warrior and the Worker who defeated European fascism in the Great Patriotic and World War II!
    All Power to the Soviets! For Our Soviet Motherland!