Date of Birth: 1920
Place of birth: Kazan
Bezymenskii Leo was born in Kazan in 1920. The son of the famous Soviet poet Alexander Bezymenski, he has come a long and glorious life and career. During World War II he served in the intelligence service. Member of the battle of Stalingrad, he was a translator for Marshal Georgy Zhukov. He retired with the rank of captain. In 1948 he graduated from the Philosophy Faculty of Moscow State University, Candidate of Historical Sciences.
Bezymenskii is the author of many books, tomchisle "To the west of the Elbe" (1958), "The German generals - with Hitler and without it" (1961), "In the footsteps of Martin Bormann" (1964), "The End of a Legend" (1972) "Special folder" Barbarossa "(1972)," The Taming of the "Typhoon" (1978), "The failure of" operation Neptune "(1980)," to solve the riddle of the third Reich "(1980-84)," war criminal number 239 "(1983 ), "Covert front against the second front" (1987), "Operation" myth ", or how many times buried Hitler" (1995).
He was awarded the Order of the Patriotic War, 1 st and 2 nd degree, medals "For Military Merit", "For defense of Stalingrad", "For the liberation of Warsaw" and "For the Capture of Berlin" magazine award "Banner".
Writer, historian and publicist Lev created works about the Great Patriotic War, has been recognized not only in Russia but also in other countries. Member of the battle of Stalingrad, he was a translator for Marshal Georgi Zhukov, ITAR-TASS reported.
Two years ago, on the eve of the 85th anniversary of the writer, Russian President Vladimir Putin sent a congratulatory telegram to him. "Distinguished writer, historian and publicist, you created the work, has been recognized not only in our country but also far beyond its borders", - Putin said in a telegram.
"A special place in your creativity is the theme of the Great Patriotic War, the hard way that you had a chance to go", - stressed the President.