Alexie Maksimovich Liskin – a sapper-scout 135-th Guards separate engineer battalion (9th Guards Tank Corps, 2nd Guards Tank Army, 1st Belorussian Front), Guards Sergeant – at the time of the submission to the award of the Order of Glory 1st class. Born on November 5, 1923 in the village of Kulmezh, now the Insar region of the Republic of Mordovia, in a peasant family. Russian. Grade 3 education. He worked as a saw-cutter at the Losinsky peat enterprise in the Sverdlovsk region. In 1942 he was drafted into the Red Army. Active in the battles of the Great Patriotic War since December of that same year. He received his baptism of fire to the south of the town of Plavsk, Tula Region, as an ordinary machine gunner. In the summer of 1943, as part of the 57th motorized rifle brigade, he took part in the battle on the Kursk Bulge near the Ponyri station. By the spring of 1944, Corporal Liskin was a sapper-reconnaissance officer of the command platoon of the 90th separate sapper battalion of the 3rd tank corps. As part of this unit (from November 1944 the 135th Separate Guards Sapper Battalion of the 9th Guards Tank Corps), he went to Victory.
He fought on the 2nd Ukrainian, 2nd and 1st Belorussian fronts. At the beginning of May 1944, in difficult combat conditions, he made several passes in the enemy’s minefields. By decree of June 12, 1944 Corporal Liskin Gorky was awarded the Order of Glory 3rd degree (№ 67917). In the summer of 1944, during an offensive in the area 30 km west of the city of Kovel (Volyn region, Ukraine), under enemy fire, he successfully ensured the crossing of tanks through the swampy terrain. By decree of September 30, 1944, corporal Liskin Aleksey Maksimovich was awarded the Order of Glory, 2nd degree (No. 5599). In early March 1945, near the village of Mangof (Germany), the guard foreman Liskin with a group of sappers destroyed over a platoon of enemy soldiers. By the decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR of May 15, 1946, for the exemplary performance of combat missions of the command on the front of the struggle against the German invaders and the valor and courage shown at the same time, Sergeant Major Liskin Alexei Maksimovich was awarded the Order of Glory, 1st degree (No. 1009). Became a full Knight of the Order of Glory. After the war, he continued to serve in the army, in 1948 he was transferred to the reserve with the rank of guard junior lieutenant. He returned to his native village. He worked on the collective farm “Russia”. In recent years he lived in the village of Russkaya Payevka, Insarsky district. Died on April 22, 1984. He was buried in the village of Russkaya Payevka. A monument was erected in his birth village of Kulmezh. In the city of Insar, a bust is installed on the ‘Alley of Heroes’ The group can be found in sovietorders.com