The family of the deceased Nicholas Khitryh and his comrades

The family of the deceased Nicholas Khitryh and his comrades

The family of the deceased Nicholas Khitryh and his comrades.
The Battle of Kursk died a heroic death gunner Sergeant Nicholas Khitryh. Reflecting the attack of the enemy, fearless fighter destroyed six German tanks, including 3 “Tiger” heavy tanks. When, having beaten off the attack of the Germans, Soviet troops launched a counteroffensive, Nicholas Khitryh replaced the retired commander of the gun and killed a platoon of German infantry. Nicholas Khitryh was awarded the Order of the Patriotic War of 2 degrees.

Nicholas Khitryh killed in the attack on the splinter mines. The Guards of the Order of Lenin plains-destroyers anti-tank brigade, which served as a guard sergeant Nicholas Khitryh, came the family of the hero – his wife Anna Nikolaevna Khitryh and children – Volodya Khitryh and Zoe Khitryh.

 

Place photos: Kursk region, USSR
Time taken: 1943
Author: Natalia Bode

In : 1943

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