Yakov Pavlov


Yakov Pavlov

:"Not to be confused with Ivan Dmitriyevich Pavlov, another veteran of Stalingrad, and now a revered elder in the Russian Orthodox Church.Infobox Military Person
name= Yakov Fedotovich Pavlov
lived= death date and age|1981|09|29|1917|10|4
placeofbirth= Novgorod, Russia
placeofdeath= Novgorod, Russia


caption= Pavlov 1945
nickname= Яков Федотович Павлов
allegiance= flagicon|USSR - Soviet Union
serviceyears= 1938-1945
rank= Senior Sergeant
commands=
unit=Soviet 13th Guards Rifle Division
battles= flagicon|Soviet Union Great Patriotic War
- Battle of Stalingrad
awards= Hero of the Soviet Union
Order of Lenin
Order of the October Revolution
Orders of the Red Star
numerous other medals
laterwork= He was elected three times as Deputy to the Supreme Soviet

Yakov Fedotovich Pavlov ("Яков Федотович Павлов" in Russian) (born October 4, 1917, died September 29, 1981) was a Hero of the Soviet Union (June 27, 1945) for his heroism defending "Pavlov's House" during the Battle of Stalingrad.

Biography

Born in 1917 in Novgorod, Pavlov joined the Red Army in 1938. During the Great Patriotic War, he fought on the South-West, Stalingrad, 3rd Ukrainian and 2nd Belorussian fronts. Pavlov was a commander of a machine gun unit, an artilleryman, and a commander of a reconnaissance unit with the rank of Senior Sergeant. During the Battle of Stalingrad, Pavlov's platoon seized a four-story residential building from the enemy on the night of September 27, 1942 and defended it against continual attack by the German army until relieved by advancing Soviet forces two months later. The building and its defense went down in history as "Pavlov's House" ("Дом Павлова").

Post-war, he joined the Communist party, and for his actions in Stalingrad was awarded the Hero of the Soviet Union, the Order of Lenin, the Order of the October Revolution, two Orders of the Red Star and numerous other medals. He was elected three times as Deputy to the Supreme Soviet. He died in 1981, and was buried in Novgorod.

The Two Pavlovs

Yakov Pavlov has often been confused with Ivan Dmitriyevich Pavlov, another veteran of Stalingrad, possibly due to similarities in their biographies. Ivan Pavlov went on to join the Russian Orthodox Church after the war, and is today one of its most revered elders.

Video Games

Yakov Pavlov is a playable character in Call of Duty

External links

* [http://www.warheroes.ru/hero/hero.asp?Hero_id=2060 Pavlov's biography] - from [http://www.warheroes.ru Russian War Heroes]


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