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RP77WU
Geroy Sovetskogo Soyuza Vasiliy Ilich Utin

Respublika Bashkortostan

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Born in the village of Ivanovka in 1918. After graduating from the seven-year plan, Vasily Ilyich entered the Kushnarenkovsky fruit and vegetable technical school. At this time, the entire Shein family (by the name of his stepfather Vasily Utin) leaves the village of Ivanovka for the village of Bugabash, Bakaplinsky district of the BASSR, Vasily at that time was 15 years old.

After studying at a technical school from 1936 to 1939, in September 1939 he began working as a biology teacher at the Bugashev eight-year school. But already at the end of December 1939 he was called up for service in the Red Army. Vasily Utin served at the border outpost in Moldova, on the border with Romania. Soon, a young capable fighter was sent to a junior command staff school.

After graduating from this school, Vasily, now a junior commander, is sent to serve in the Baltic states. And in the plans for the future was studying at a military school. But the Great Patriotic War began.

Vasily Utin, a car driver, showed himself heroically. 12/09/1941 in a battle with the Germans near the village of Sofyino-Raevka, Gorlovsky district. Having mastered it

settlement, Vasily Utin with his group of carmen, repelling fierce attacks, superior enemy forces, held him until the approach

our main forces. On this day, part of the received was born in the village of Ivanovka in 1918. After graduating from the seven-year plan, Vasily Ilyich entered the Kushnarenkovsky fruit and vegetable technical school. At this time, the entire Shein family (by the name of his stepfather Vasily Utin) leaves the village of Ivanovka for the village of Bugabash, Bakaplinsky district of the BASSR, Vasily at that time was 15 years old.

After studying at a technical school from 1936 to 1939, in September 1939 he began working as a biology teacher at the Bugashev eight-year school. But already at the end of December 1939 he was called up for service in the Red Army. Vasily Utin served at the border outpost in Moldova, on the border with Romania. Soon, a young capable fighter was sent to a junior command staff school.

After graduating from this school, Vasily, now a junior commander, is sent to serve in the Baltic states. And in the plans for the future was studying at a military school. But the Great Patriotic War began.

Vasily Utin, a car driver, showed himself heroically. 12/09/1941 in a battle with the Germans near the village of Sofyino-Raevka, Gorlovsky district. Having mastered it

settlement, Vasily Utin with his group of carmen, repelling fierce attacks, superior enemy forces, held him until the approach

our main forces. On this day, the unit received an order to develop success and master the height.

The Germans fired heavily. The company commander, Senior Lieutenant Yaganov, ordered Utin to support the attack with machine gun fire from the flank. The brave warrior was wounded, but did not allow the enemy to carry out an oncoming maneuver and pinned him down.

The Red Army went on the attack, and the height was taken. By the end of the day, Utin ensured the outcome of a fierce battle for the third time a day. Covering the flank of his company, which occupied a new line, he alone, with a machine gun in his hands, attracted the fire of a fascist company for more than two hours. His courage and stamina seemed inexhaustible. An explosion tore off his arm, but he overcame the pain, seeing

that the Nazis again went on the attack, with the last of his strength, holding a pistol in his surviving hand, he raised the fighters to attack. The soldiers quickly rushed after him. Fascists

unable to withstand the bayonet strike, they turned back. V.I. Utin was mortally wounded in the chest by an enemy bullet.

He was awarded the title of Hero of the Soviet Union posthumously and his name was forever listed in the list of personnel of the N-th outpost on the western

border of our Motherland, which now bears the name of a hero, our countryman Vasily

Ilyich Utina.ila ordered to develop success and master the height.

The Germans fired heavily. The company commander, Senior Lieutenant Yaganov, ordered Utin to support the attack with machine gun fire from the flank. The brave warrior was wounded, but did not allow the enemy to carry out an oncoming maneuver and pinned him down.

The Red Army went on the attack, and the height was taken. By the end of the day, Utin ensured the outcome of a fierce battle for the third time a day. Covering the flank of his company, which occupied a new line, he alone, with a machine gun in his hands, attracted the fire of a fascist company for more than two hours. His courage and stamina seemed inexhaustible. An explosion tore off his arm, but he overcame the pain, seeing

that the Nazis again went on the attack, with the last of his strength, holding a pistol in his surviving hand, he raised the fighters to attack. The soldiers quickly rushed after him. Fascists

unable to withstand the bayonet strike, they turned back. V.I. Utin was mortally wounded in the chest by an enemy bullet.

He was awarded the title of Hero of the Soviet Union posthumously and his name was forever listed in the list of personnel of the N-th outpost on the western

border of our Motherland, which now bears the name of a hero, our countryman Vasily

Ilyich Utin.