Member of the Military Council of the 62nd Army Colonel Viktor Lebedev in the dugout in the Battle of Stalingrad

Colonel Viktor Lebedev

Colonel Viktor Matveevich Lebedev, member of the Military Council of the 62nd Army of the Stalingrad Front, in the dugout in the Battle of Stalingrad.

Victor Lebedev was the first builder of the city of Molotovsk (now Severodvinsk, Arkhangelsk region). At the time of the start of the Great Patriotic War, he was acting as the 1st Secretary of Molotov CC of the All-Union Communist Party of Bolsheviks. In November 1941, mobilized in the Red Army. After graduating from the Higher Courses of the Red Army in June 1942, he was sent to the front as a member of the Military Council in the 62nd Army with the rank of regimental commissar. He died on December 5, 1943 in the city of Dnepropetrovsk.



Source: Severodvinsk City Museum of Local Lore.




Location: Stalingrad, USSR
Photo Time: 1942

In : 1942

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