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The rarest Soviet leaflet from the series "Heroes of the Patriotic War": I. I. Bogatyr

63 $
1943-45 yy
The original.
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63 $
Dating:1943-45 yy
The original.

A very rare leaflet, the first time we have seen it on sale for many years. The format in the folded state is 155*237 mm. 4 pages. It is dedicated to the feat of the Soviet border guard Ivan Ivanovich Bogatyr. Guarantee of authenticity.


Ivan Ivanovich Bogatyr (1919, Anno-Zachatovka-1982, Krinichki) - captain of the Border Troops of the USSR, participant of the Great Patriotic War, Hero of the Soviet Union (1942). He was born on January 27, 1919 in the village of Anno-Zachatovka (now Krinichansky district of the Dnipropetrovsk region of Ukraine) in a peasant family. Ukrainian. He graduated from an incomplete secondary school and a technical school in Dnepropetrovsk, after which he worked at the Dnepropetrovsk locomotive repair plant as a turner, then as a traveling mechanic at the Krinichanskaya machine and tractor station. In 1939, he was called up for service, passed it in the Border Troops of the USSR, was a machine gunner of the 32nd naval border guard, a Red Navy man. Since August 1941 — on the fronts of the Great Patriotic War. He participated in the defense of Odessa, commanded a department. By June 1942, Corporal Ivan Bogatyr was a rifleman of the 456th Rifle Regiment of the 109th Rifle Division of the Primorsky Army of the Sevastopol Defensive District. He distinguished himself during the defense of Sevastopol.

On June 7, 1942, in the area of Balaklava, Bogatyr repulsed several enemy attacks, was seriously wounded. The only one of the defenders remained alive and for another five hours repelled German attacks until reinforcements arrived. In total, during the defense of Sevastopol, he destroyed 75 enemy soldiers and officers with sniper fire, and trained 130 Soviet soldiers in sniper skills. By the decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR of June 20, 1942, for "exemplary performance of combat tasks of the command at the front of the struggle against the Nazi invaders and the courage and heroism shown at the same time", Corporal Ivan Bogatyr was awarded the high title of Hero of the Soviet Union with the award of the Order of Lenin and the Gold Star medal number 812.

In 1943, after being evacuated from Sevastopol and undergoing treatment, Bogatyr was sent to the Officer Training Courses, and then to the Operational Training Courses of the Border Troops. He graduated from the latter in 1944, after which he continued his service in the Border Troops. Since December 1944, he was an assistant to the head of the 5th department of the headquarters of the 32nd border Guard in the Georgian Border District. In 1946, he joined the CPSU (b). Since May 1949, he was an assistant to the head of the 2nd border commissariat of the 1st border guard of the Karelo-Finnish border circle. In 1950, he graduated from the school of advanced training of officers of the Border Guard. Since October 1951, he was a senior operative of the 1st department of the headquarters of the border command of the 14th border guard of the Transcarpathian border circle, since April 1952-assistant chief of staff of the same command. In 1953, with the rank of captain, he was dismissed to the reserve. In 1966, Bogatyr graduated from the Kiev Institute of National Economy, lived and worked in the village of Krinichki, Dnipropetrovsk region of the Ukrainian SSR. He died on December 6, 1982.

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