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Geroyu SSSR Zverevu Anatoliyu Mihaylovichu

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Anatoly Mikhailovich Zverev (1925-1944) - Hero of the Soviet Union, rifleman of the 973rd Rifle Regiment (270th Rifle Division, 6th Guards Army, 1st Baltic Front), junior sergeant

On June 26, 1944, Junior Sergeant A. Zverev was among the first to cross the Western Dvina River near the village of Eroshevo (Shumilinsky district, Vitebsk region). Having secretly approached the enemy trench, he threw grenades at it, destroying 10 German soldiers, which contributed to the crossing of the regiment's assault detachments. He died in this battle.

Junior Sergeant Anatoly Mikhailovich Zverev was awarded the title of Hero of the Soviet Union posthumously by the decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR dated March 24, 1945 posthumously.