Alexander GERMAN


    Commander of the 3rd Leningrad partisan brigade.
  A native of Petrograd, Alexander German, according to some reports, he came from Germany. He served in the army since 1933.
   When the war began, he went to scouts. He worked in rear and commanded a partisan squad that terrified enemy soldiers.
His brigade destroyed several thousand fascist soldiers and officers, derailed hundreds of trains and blew up hundreds of vehicles.
   The Nazis staged a real hunt for Herman. In 1943, his partisan squad was surrounded in the Pskov region. Making his way to compatriots, the brave commander died from an enemy bullet.