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|Fedotov Pyotr Ivanovich (22.02.1922 – 21.01.1996) Fedotov Pyotr Ivanovich was born on February 22, 1922 on the farm Singinovsky now Sholokhovsky district of the Rostov region in the family of a peasant. He graduated from the Tambov Cavalry School in 1942. In the active army since 1943. The commander of the machine gun platoon of the 58th Guards Cavalry Regiment (16th Guards Cavalry Division, 7th Guards Cavalry Corps, 61st Army, Central Front), Guards Lieutenant Fedotov P.I. distinguished himself when crossing the Dnieper River. On the night of September 27, 1943, he was among the first to cross to the right bank near the village of Nivki (Bragin district of the Gomel region). On September 29, 1943, in the battle for the village of Galki, when the machine gun failed, he fired from an assault rifle, threw grenades at the Nazis who crawled up to the trench, forced them to retreat. He was wounded and ran out of ammo. Taking advantage of this, the fascist soldiers approached the trench. Wounded, but not defeated by a courageous officer, prevoz ...|