PASOV NIKOLAI TROFIMOVICH
Lieutenant, Participant of World War II, The Hero of the Soviet Union (March 24, 1945)
He was born on December 10, 1914 in the village of Meleuz. He was Russian. He graduated from school and the Institute of Finance and Economics. He worked as a lumbering agent in the village of Kaga, Bashkortostan’s Beloretsk region.
In December 1940, he was drafted into the Red Army by the Stalin Military Commissariat in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. In 1942, he graduated from the Sukhumi Military Infantry School and the “Vistrel” course. He participated in World War II from April 24, 1944.
He fought in the Battle of the Prut River on July 26, 1944. The commander of the 7th Rifle Company of the 229th Rifle Regiment (the 8th Rifle Division of the 18th Army of the 4th Ukrainian Front) Lieutenant Nikolai Pasov skillfully prepared to cross the Prut River. In July, he launched an attack, destroyed the enemy headquarters and captured many techniques. He killed a large group of enemies at the Lelyatin station.
By the Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR of March 24, 1945, “For exemplary performance of combat duties, courage and heroism in the fight against Nazi invaders on the front”, Lieutenant Pasov Nikolai was awarded the title of “The Hero of the Soviet Union”.
He died on July 8, 1975. He was buried in Ufa.