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In Moscow said goodbye to the 100-year participant in the Parade, 1945

View 29.06.2020 at 16:58

Business newspaper "Sight"

On Troekurov cemetery in Moscow held a farewell ceremony for the hero of the Soviet Union, participant of the June Victory Parade in 1945 Alexei Voloshin. He died at the age of 100 years, reported the press service of Regardie.

"Today Regardie said goodbye to a Hero of the Soviet Union, the gentleman of a military award USA medals Silver Star, a veteran of the great Patriotic war, the Colonel in resignation Alexey Voloshin Prohorovich. The farewell was held at the troyekurovskoye cemetery", – the press service TASS.

the ceremony was attended by the head of Regardie Viktor Zolotov, as well as his deputies, generals, officers and veterans of the Department.

Voloshin came to the recruitment office to volunteer early in the war. He was sent to Odessa artillery school imeni M. V. Frunze. The school was evacuated to Nikolaev, and then in Kamyshlov. Echelon Voloshin came under bombing in the center of Zaporozhye. He received a slight shrapnel wound.

on 5 February 1942 in the rank of Lieutenant was sent to the 54-th howitzer artillery regiment of the reserve of the high command of the southwestern front. Went through the war, June 24, 1945 took part in the Victory Parade as a standard bearer from the Artillery Academy.

Received "Gold Star" Hero of the Soviet Union, awarded the order of Lenin, red banner, red Star and others, in 1944 also received the American "Silver star". The title of Hero of the Soviet Union was for the liberation of the Ukrainian SSR.

Alexey Voloshin died on June 24.