The end of 2021 became especially significant for him: Mikhail Alekseevich celebrates three glorious anniversaries at once. As part of the 31st Tank Brigade, he participated in the parade on November 7, 1941 in Moscow on Red Square. He will celebrate another 80th anniversary on December 5 - the beginning of the Red Army's counteroffensive near Moscow. On the same day, December 5, he turns 100!
Mikhail Vorobyov was drafted into the ranks of the Red Army in March 1941, and began serving in the 93rd separate anti-aircraft artillery battalion of the Kiev Special Military District. He took the oath on May 1, 1941 on the main street of Kiev, Khreshchatyk, on the same day he took part in a military parade.
During the Great Patriotic War he took part in the battle for Moscow, in the tank battle at Prokhorovka on the Kursk Bulge, in the Korsun-Shevchenko and Kirovograd operations, in the liberation of the cities of Kaunas and Vilnius.
He was awarded the Order of the Patriotic War II degree, two Orders of the Red Star and many medals. Major retired.
The Tyumen regional branch of the Immortal Regiment of Russia is preparing to congratulate the veteran personally and present him with gifts. Also, on the eve of the centenary, a flash mob is announced on social networks. Anyone who wants to congratulate Mikhail Alekseevich can leave their wishes under the post in the group of the Immortal Regiment of Russia on VKontakte until December 1, or place kind words to the veteran with the hashtag # Vorobyevu100let on their pages on social networks. All congratulations will be conveyed to Mikhail Alekseevich
by Gennady Ivanov, Co-Chairman of the Central Headquarters of the Immortal Regiment of Russia.