This Day In History
This Day In History
Monday, December 9, 2019

«Russian weapons designer»

Vasily Degtyaryov

Vasily Degtyaryov
(January 2, 1880 - January 16, 1949)
Vasily Alekseyevich Degtyaryov was a Russian weapons designer, Major General of the Engineering and Artillery Service, Doctor of Technical Sciences (1940), and Hero of Socialist Labor (1940; he received the second such award in the history just two weeks later than Joseph Stalin himself). He became a CPSU member in 1941.
Russian weapons designer, weapons designer
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