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In Ivanovo, on the eve of the Defender of the Fatherland Day, the paratroopers visited the veteran of the Great Patriotic War Vyacheslav Yegorov, who went through the entire Great Patriotic War in the Airborne Forces.

Vyacheslav Egorov met the guests on the threshold of his apartment, he was very happy with them, as he has known them for a long time.

Guard sergeant Vyacheslav Ivanovich Yegorov met the war at the age of 17 in Moscow, was drafted in 1942 and sent to an infantry school in Vladimir. In 1943, the young officer ended up at the front in the Airborne Forces, where he served as part of the 106th Airborne Division of the 38th Airborne Corps.

Guard Lieutenant Yegorov made more than 40 parachute jumps from various aircraft. He landed from the wing of a Li-2 aircraft to the rear of the enemy. Was injured.

He was awarded the Order of the Red Star, the Order of Glory of the 3rd degree, the medal “For the capture of Vienna”.

The Ivanovo paratroopers presented to Vyacheslav Ivanovich memorable gifts and congratulatory addresses from the command of the Ivanovo and Tula guards formations of the Airborne Forces.

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