11 Sept 2018
In Volgograd, Anatoly Kozlov, a participant of the Battle of Stalingrad and the Victory Parade of 1945 in Moscow
The participant of the Battle of Stalingrad, the chairman of the section "Participants of the Battle of Stalingrad" of the Volgograd Council of Veterans Anatoly Vedikdovich Kozlov, passed away. As reported by IA "Height 102" in the administration of the region, the famous front-line soldier died on September 9 at the 97th year of his life.
Anatoly Venediktovich was born on February 12, 1922 in the Art. Markinskaya (Chuvildeev), Tsimlyansky District, Rostov Region. He was drafted to the front in June 1941 by the Stalin RVK of Grozny. In May 1942 he graduated from the Grozny Military-Infantry School. Sent to Kharkov, commanded a rifle platoon 275 division. In the 158 separate tank brigade fought under the town of Kalach-na-Donu. As part of the 87th tank brigade, the 7th Panzer Corps in December 1942 at Stalingrad took part in the defeat of the army of Lieutenant-General Manstein. He fought on the Kursk Bulge. He took part in the storming of Budapest and Vienna. The war ended in the rank of captain.
Participated in the 1945 Victory Parade on Red Square. He was dismissed in 1968 in the rank of colonel. In 1992 he created the section "Participants of the Battle of Stalingrad" of the Volgograd Veterans Council and was the chairman of the section.
Anatoly Venediktovich - Honored veteran of the Volgograd region. Awarded the Order of the Patriotic War I degree; the Order of the Patriotic War II degree; the Order of the Red Star; a medal "For Military Merit"; two medals "For the Defense of Stalingrad"; medal "For the capture of Vienna"; medal "For the capture of Budapest"; Awarded the highest public award of Russia with the Order "Flaming Heart".
The staff of the IA "Height 102" expresses condolences to the relatives and friends of Anatoly Venediktovich.