MAMEDOV MINUR ISO OGLI
guard staff sergeant, a participant in World War II Full cavalier of the Order of Glory (05.15.1946)
Born March 12, 1924 in the village of Mohe (now Adigeni Municipality of the Samtskhe-Javakheti Territory, Georgia) into a peasant family. Meskhetian Turk. Primary education. He worked on a collective farm, first on ordinary work, then – as the foreman of the field crew.
In the Red Army since September 1942. Since January 1943 – in the army. He began the battles near the city of Mozdok (now the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania). He fought on the North Caucasus, Voronezh (from October 20, 1943 – the 1st Ukrainian) and 4th Ukrainian fronts. He took part in the battle for the Caucasus, the liberation of Left-Bank Ukraine, the Kiev offensive and defensive operations, the Zhytomyr-Berdychiv, Korsun-Shevchenkovskaya, Proskurov-Chernivtsi, Lviv-Sandomir, East Carpathian, West Carpathian and Moravian-Ostrav offensive operations. In battles three times wounded.
In a defensive battle on March 10, 1944, in the area of the village of Cherepashintsy (now the Kalinovsky district of the Vinnitsa region), private M.I.Mammadov opened the fire at the attacking enemy from a machine gun mounted in a wood and earth structure. When the enemy machine gun was damaged, he continued to fire from the rifle, destroying two Germans. Being wounded, he moved away under the onslaught of the enemy. By order of the commander, he was awarded the Order of the Red Star.
During the East Carpathian offensive operation on October 3, 1944, he supported the offensive of rifle units in the area of the village of Shlyakhecke (Poland). Having taken a convenient position at a dominant height, he repelled a German counterattack by machine-gun fire, destroying up to 20 enemy soldiers. By order of the division commander, he was awarded the second order of the Red Star.
October 26, 1944 supported machine gun fire fighting shooters. During the assault on a height of 536.0 in the area of the city of Jaslo (now Subcarpathian Voivodeship, Poland), the soldiers boldly advanced forward, destroying the firing points and manpower of the enemy. The calculation destroyed 3 machine gun points and 16 enemy soldiers.
By order of the commander of the 340th Infantry Division dated November 12, 1944, Sergeant Mammadov Minur Isa oglu was awarded the Order of Glory of the 3rd degree.
During the Western Carpathian operation, the 340th Infantry Division conducted heavy battles in the Krakow direction. On January 21, 1945, in the area of the town of Myslenice (now Lesser Poland Voivodeship, Poland), ensured the advance of the infantry battalion attack by the fire and eliminated of three light machine guns and one machine gun, destroying 13 enemy soldiers.
By order of the commander of the 38th army of March 8, 1945, Sergeant Mammadov Minur Isa oglu was awarded the Order of Glory of the 2nd degree.
In the period from February 3 to 12, 1945, on the outskirts of the city of Bielska Biala (now Silesian Voivodeship, Poland), the division repelled several enemy counterattacks, destroying a significant amount of enemy manpower and ensuring the fulfillment of the battalion’s combat mission.
By decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR of May 15, 1946, Sergeant Mammadov Minur Isa oglu was awarded the Order of Glory of the 1st degree “For exemplary performance of command missions in battles against Nazi invaders at the final stage of the Great Patriotic War”.
Participant of the Victory Parade on June 24, 1945.
In May 1947, he was demobilized.
He left for his relatives, who were evicted befor from Georgia to Uzbekistan. He worked at the cotton harvesting station in the Bukin district of Tashkent region.
He died on August 1, 2012. He was buried in the city of Nartkala, Kabardino-Balkarian Republic.