According to statements of the colonel of a health service in resignation Dmitry Ilyich Tkachenko - the former senior doctor 986-го a shooting regiment 230-oh a shooting division 5-oh shock army - on March 29, 1944 near the village of Aleksandrovka of Voznesensky of the area the Soviet tank T-34 sank. The eighty-year-old veteran living nowadays in the Republic of Moldova, - one of the survived witnesses of death of "tridtsatchetverka".
From his words, the car belonging to 135-oh to armored brigade of 23-its tank case, sank together with crew.
D. I. Tkachenko many times addressed to Ministers of Defence: at first the USSR, and then and Ukraine, to Presidents of Russia Boris Yeltsin and Vladimir Putin, in the Executive Secretariat of the CIS, in the State interdepartmental commission of Ukraine for perpetuating of memory of victims of war and political repressions, in various public organizations and funds with a request to lift lying at a three-meter depth and become a mass grave for crew the tank. The veteran received more than 140 formal replies.
It is remarkable that in the summer of 1996, approximately in the same area from the Southern Bug near page of Pribuzhana the German tank T-3 was lifted sunk in the summer of 1941. After restoration it became a museum piece.