Member of the Kursk battle: own backs we have supported assault bridges

Mikhail Bulatov

© Vladimir Shumakov/TASS

Michael A. Bulatov — one of the most famous Kursk veterans, hero of the Soviet Union, alone razminirovanie passage for Soviet tanks near Konigsberg (now Kaliningrad) at the end of the war.

His soldier’s journey began during the Kursk battle, when he only left the walls of the College, unexpectedly became a sapper: crawling through the minefield under machine-gun fire of the Nazis and held on his shoulders assault bridges across the river. On the eve of the anniversary of one of the key battles of the great Patriotic war Mikhail Bulatov told TASS, for which he received the most valuable award — the order of the red Star.