NAUM ILYICH ZHOLUDEV
1922 - 1985
The hero of the USSR
Born on January 13, 1922 in the city of Gomel in a working class family. Secondary education. He worked as a turner-toolmaker at the machine-tool plant. Kirov. In the Soviet Army since October 1941, at the call of the Kaganovichsky district military enlistment office of the city of Sverdlovsk. On the fronts of the Great Patriotic War (Stalingrad, Voronezh, Ukrainian) from September 1943 to May 1945.
On September 29, 1943, the commander of the mortar crew of the 273rd Guards Rifle Regiment (89th Guards Rifle Division, 37th Army, Steppe Front) of the Guard Junior Sergeant Zholudev was one of the first in the regiment to cross the Dnieper River near the village of Keleberda. (Kremenchug district of Poltava region) and covered the crossing of the regiment's units with mortar fire. In the battle for holding and expanding the bridgehead on the right bank on October 5, 1943, the crew destroyed up to a company of the Nazis, suppressed 3 firing points. The title of Hero of the Soviet Union was awarded on December 20, 1943. He was awarded the Orders of Lenin, the Order of the Patriotic War of the 1st degree, and medals.
In 1946 he graduated from the retraining courses for command personnel, in 1950 - from the Minsk Law Institute. Since November 25, 1949, Captain of Justice Zholudev is a military investigator of the military prosecutor's office of the Minsk garrison. In November 1950, he was appointed military investigator of the military prosecutor's office of the 13th Fighter Corps of the Minsk Air Defense District. From November 26, 1953, Zholudev was a military investigator, from January 1955 - a senior military investigator of the military prosecutor's office of the Minsk garrison, and from July 17, 1956 - an assistant to the military prosecutor of the said prosecutor's office. In November 1966, he was appointed assistant to the military prosecutor of the Belarusian Military District, on January 14, 1967 he was awarded the military rank of lieutenant colonel of justice. Since August 4, 1970, Lieutenant Colonel of Justice Zholudev - in reserve, lived in Minsk. He died on December 9, 1985.