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Dronov Nikita Dorofeevich, geroy Sovetskogo Soyuza

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Nikita Dorofeevich Dronov (1900 — 1961) is a participant of the Great Patriotic War, the commander of the 170th Guards shooting regiment of the 57th Guards rifle division of the 8th Guards army of the 1st Belarusian front, guard lieutenant colonel. Hero of the Soviet Union.

I was born on September 14, 1900 in the village of Gamaliyevka of the Russian Empire, nowadays Lokhvitsky region of Poltava region of Ukraine, in poor country family.

In 1918 I went the volunteer to the Red Army. I served in the Mozdok guard battalion. I participated in defeat of the armed gangs in the neighborhood of Mozdok and Vladikavkaz.

In August, 1944 the 8th Guards army of the 1st Belarusian Dronov near the Gold Star two Orders of Lenin, three awards of the Red Banner, an award of the Red Star and Suvorov shone, it is a lot of medals. The hero was also awarded awards and the medals Polish National Respublikifronta entered on the territory of Poland. The commander of the 170th Guards shooting regiment lieutenant colonel N.D. Dronov had to be transported with the regiment across the river Vistula and be fixed on the opposite coast.

The Supreme Council of the USSR to the lieutenant colonel N.D. Dronov the high rank of the Hero of the Soviet Union was given on March 24, 1945. to the 170th Guards shooting regiment for excellent fighting when mastering the capital of fascist Germany — the city of Berlin — the order of the Supreme Commander of June 11, 1945 appropriated the name "Berlin". On the Victory Day on the breasts shown at management of the subsequent fight, the decree of Presidium of N.D.

On April 03, 2015 at high school of page. Troitsk the Mozdok district RSO-Alanya the solemn meeting devoted to assignment school of a name of the Hero of the Soviet Union N.D. Dronov took place. At a solemn meeting there were Nikita Dorofeevich Dronov's relatives: niece Natalya Fyodorovna Aslambekova; nephew Vladimir Andreevich Stryukov; grandson Sergey Nikolaevich Dronov; granddaughters Marina Nikolaevna Dokolenko, Elena Vasilyevna Zakovorotnaya and Svetlana Nikolaevna Fyodorova; great-granddaughter Maria Viktorovna Dokolenko. Also there were guests of honor: deputy chief of regional Department of education; head of department of affairs of youth and sport; chairman of regional "Council of veterans"; Vladimir Leonidovich Nikonenko is the Head of AMS of the Troitsk rural settlement; TV reporter of the Mozdok office of State TV and Radio Broadcasting Company Alania; correspondent of the Mozdoksky Vestnik newspaper and many others.