Participant of the Great Patriotic War Ivan Anishchenko died in Rybny

On May 9, on the 77th anniversary of the Victory, a veteran of the Great Patriotic War died in Rybny Ivan Fyodorovich Anishchenko.

According to the city public “Typical Rybnoe”, farewell to the veteran will take place on May 11 at 12.30 at the address: Rybnoe, st. Progress-2, d. 3.

Ivan Fedorovich was born on February 4, 1925 in the village of Novoe, Novozybkovsky district, Bryansk region. The war prevented the completion of the Bryansk Agricultural College, from 1941 to 1943 it was under occupation. After the liberation of the village by the Red Army, he went to the front. He served in the cavalry unit in the Cossack Corps of the 158th Cavalry Regiment.

In Poland, he participated in a horse attack, then the squadron suffered heavy losses. For the capture of Berlin he received the Order of the Red Star. Received 15 thanks from the main command for the liberation of cities, from Minsk to the cities of Poland and Germany. After the capture of Berlin, his regiment drove along the cobblestones of the city along with other units. Ivan Fedorovich was awarded the medal “For Courage” for the operation “reconnaissance in force” and the capture of the “tongue”.

Eight participants of the Great Patriotic War remained in the Rybnovsky district.