“ follow an example Galkin, your mother “!
- Look at a photo where to me the general, the chief of tank school, before cadets hands over the certificate of honour, - Peter Galkin remembers . - Instead of a belt at private soldier Galkin - a belt of the champion of Europe. And more - a hairdress. With such head of hear in regular army me for a long time on a guardroom would plant, and for a belt would give pair - a three of extra duties. That was May, 1983. For a week before I have won a title of the champion of Europe.
the General has addressed to cadets with such educational speech: “ Look, youth, and study. Tankman Peter Galkin beats Americans, Germans, Englishmen and other imperialists. Follow an example, your mother! “.
Actually service washing consisted in preparing for tournaments, therefore in a part arrangement - tank school - I appeared infrequently. Though the separate cot there has been fixed to me. Still - I was the first champion of Europe in the Chelyabinsk area.
I Remember, before the oath I put the form in order. The lieutenant colonel comes, asks: “ Well as, that`s OK? “ I to it so am serious: “ I will not understand Something - stripes with distance tanks, epaulets have given, and asterisks where? “. It to me a little scaredly: “ Petja, wait - wait, it is not necessary to you " yet;.
the Merited master of sports of the USSR, the champion of the USSR, the champion of Armed forces of the USSR, the champion of Europe first in Southern Ural Mountains on boxing.
a service Place: the Chelyabinsk tank school (1982 - 1984 gg).