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Kosarev Nikita Efimovich

Born on January 16, 1910 in the village. Blagodarovka (now Samara region). In 1940 he was drafted into the Red Army, he served in a machine-gun company in Omsk. Combat path: fought near the city of Smolensk, participated in the Battle of Stalingrad, where he was a heavy machine gunner. Awards: Order of the Patriotic War, 1st degree; medals "For Military Merit", "For Victory over Germany in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945", Zhukov's medal, honorary badge "Frontline soldier". He returned from the war after being wounded, worked as a carpenter. Then N.E. Kosarev went to his son in Frunze, in 1972 he moved to the village. Go to his daughter, where he worked as a groom in a fish farm. Died April 11, 2004.