Turaev Dzhurakul - gunner of the 1007th light artillery regiment (46th light artillery brigade, 12th artillery breakthrough division of the High Command Reserve, 65th army, Belorussian front), junior sergeant. Born on March 20, 1922 in the village of Kaliya on the territory of what is now the Jizzakh district of the Jizzakh region # Uzbekistan in a peasant family. # Uzbek Graduated from 7 classes. He worked on a collective farm. Drafted into the army in 1941. During the Great Patriotic War in the army since 1941. He fought on various fronts, including Bryansk, Central and Belorussian. Wounded twice. Member of the CPSU (b) / CPSU since 1943. He especially distinguished himself in defensive battles on the territory of the Polesie (now Gomel) region of Belarus (now the Republic of Belarus) in December 1943. On December 21, 1943, while repelling an attack by large forces of tanks and infantry of the enemy in the area of the village (now agro-town) Dubrov Domanovichsky (now Svetlogorsky) district, being in the calculation of Sergeant N.S. Pavlov, he knocked out 5 enemy tanks with fire of his gun. Wounded and shell-shocked twice, he did not leave the battlefield and continued to fire until he lost consciousness from blood loss. By the time of the feat, he had on his personal account 12 wrecked tanks, 2 heavy self-propelled guns "Ferdinand" and up to an enemy infantry battalion. By the decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR of March 29, 1944, Turaev Dzhurakul was awarded the title of Hero of the Soviet Union with the Order of Lenin and the Gold Star medal for exemplary performance of combat missions of the command on the front against the German invaders and for the courage and heroism shown at the same time By the same decree, the title of Hero of the Soviet Union was awarded to Sergeant N.S. Pavlov. After long-term treatment in the hospital from a severe shrapnel wound to the head and concussion, D. Turaev received leave to restore his health, after which he was sent to study at the Podolsk Artillery School, evacuated to the city of Bukhara (Uzbekistan). After graduating from college in 1945, junior lieutenant D. Turaev was assigned to the Turkestan military district, in Ashgabat. Since 1953 Major D. Turaev is in reserve for health reasons. He lived in the city of Jizzak. He worked as an instructor of the district party committee, secretary of the party committee of the "Communism" collective farm in the village of Kaliya, director of the municipal industrial complex, a forwarding agent in the construction and installation department. After retiring, he worked as the director of the city market. He passed away in 1998. He was awarded the Orders of Lenin (03/29/1944), the 1st degree of the Patriotic War (03/11/1985), medals, including "For Courage" (07/14/1943). An obelisk was erected at the site of the feat near the village of Dubrova.