Ignatovy Evgeny Petrovich 
Gennady (Genius) Petrovich 

Soviet patriots, active participants in the struggle against the German fascist invaders during the Great Patriotic War, Heroes of the Soviet Union. 
Born into a family of active participants in the revolution and the Civil War, Peter Karpovich and Elena Ivanovna Ignatov. My father was a worker, then an engineer, the head of many factories, before the war he headed the Krasnodar Institute of Chemical Technology, his mother worked as a doctor. 
Evgeny was born in the Urals city of Nevyansk, where Peter Karpovich was serving a link; and Genius in Armavir. The family had a third, middle son, Valentin, born on the eve of the revolution. Children everywhere were surrounded by an environment that nurtured in them diligence, independence, courage, and patriotism. 
By the time of the occupation of Krasnodar, Yevgeny, who had graduated from the Krasnodar Polytechnic Institute, had managed to become a design engineer at the Glavmargarin plant, the genius had just completed his studies in the 9th grade of school No. 8. 
In November 1941, P.K. Ignatov, on the instructions of the party organs, created in the Krasnodar region a reconnaissance and sabotage partisan detachment, which included his sons Yevgeny and Genius and his wife Elena Ivanovna. Eugene became the initiator of a mine-sabotage form of fighting enemies. The detachment began operating in August 1942, conducted 26 combat operations, derailed 4 echelons, and destroyed 7 bridges. 
On October 10, 1942, an assignment was received to blow up an enemy train. This operation was entrusted to his sons by Peter Karpovich, and he himself went with them on a combat mission. Creeping on unnoticed by the railway, the brothers set to work. Father stayed away, watching the road. The guerrillas knew exactly when the train would pass, and according to all calculations they had to be in time, but the unexpected happened: the train appeared earlier. The father made it known, but the sons themselves saw everything, but did not interrupt the work for a second: it was clear that they decided to carry out the combat mission at any cost. 
The train was already very close when the brothers laid a mine of great power and rushed away from the embankment. At this time, a monstrous explosion thundered. The blown-up steam locomotive, and behind it, the cars began to collapse. The partisan brothers did not return from the mission. March 7, 1943 they were posthumously awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union. 
They were buried in Krasnodar in the fraternal cemetery: among the greenery of trees and flowers, two obelisks of black granite rise. On the pedestals are bronze busts of heroes. At the twenty-second kilometer of the highway from Krasnodar stands a modest monument with two photos and a relief star. On the obelisk, the words: “Here, on 10.10.42, the brave Ignatov brothers Yevgeny and the Genius died”. 
Cape (Brothers Ignatov) on the island Bolshevik of the archipelago Severnaya Zemlya. 
Named in 1953 by the expedition of the North-West Aerogeodesic Enterprise.


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