Evgeny Tikhonovich


Evgeny Tikhonovich Morozov was the commander of the artillery division of the 492nd mortar Regiment of the 38th Army of the Voronezh Front, a senior lieutenant. He finished the 7th grade of secondary school. In 1935 he was educated at Kaluga Hydrotechnical College. He studied by correspondence at Pedagogical Institute in the city of Kalinin (now Tver), worked as a teacher in the village of Darino in the Staritsky district of the Kalinin (now Tver) region. He was in the Red Army since September 25, 1939. He served as a Red Army soldier of the 14th Artillery Division of the 20th Cavalry Division. In April 1941, he completed the courses of junior lieutenants of the Central Asian Military District (SAVO) in the city of Termez. He served as the commander of the fire platoon of the 950th Artillery regiment of SAVO. He participated in defensive battles on the Tim River, north of Voronezh and near the village of Terbuny in 1942, in the Voronezh-Kastornenskaya operation, in the battles on the Kursk Bulge, in the liberation of the cities of Sumy, Romny, in the crossing of the Dnieper with the conquest of the Lutezh bridgehead, in the liberation of Kiev in 1943, in the Zhytomyr-Berdichevskaya, Korsun-Shevchenko, Uman-Botosan, Iasi-Chisinau, Debrecen operations, including the liberation of the city of Kazatin, in battles near the villages of Lysyanka, Shenderovka, in forcing the Southern Bug, the Dniester, the Prut rivers, in the liberation of the Moldovan, Romanian and Hungarian cities of Balti, Buzau, Ploiesti, Cluj, Miskolc in 1944, in the battles in the Ore Mountains in Czechoslovakia, in the Moravian operation, including the liberation of the cities of Zvolen, Banska Bystrica, Prosteev in 1945. The division commander of the 492nd mortar Regiment, Senior Lieutenant Morozov, distinguished himself in the battles during the crossing of the Dnieper on September 27-29, 1943. Having gone out with the division to the river, he suppressed 8 enemy machine-gun points with aimed fire, which ensured the crossing of the Dnieper by rifle units and the capture of the Lutezh bridgehead. Then, having overcome the Dnieper, he participated in the battles to expand it. By the decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR dated January 10, 1944, Senior Lieutenant Evgeny Tikhonovich Morozov was awarded the title of the Hero of the Soviet Union with the award of the Order of Lenin and the Gold Star Medal (No. 2582) for exemplary performance of combat missions of the command at the front of the fight against the Nazi invaders and his courage and heroism. After the war, he continued to serve in the army. Until 1948, he served as an inspector of the Department of General Education in the Lviv Regional Military Enlistment Office. In 1951 he graduated from Military Pedagogical Institute. Since August 1971, Colonel E.I. Morozov was in reserve. He lived in Moscow, worked in MIIGAiK.

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