He died a heroic death on the outskirts of Kerch commander 339 th Infantry Division Major General TS Kulakov. Under his leadership, the division has not only captured the bridgehead, but also significantly expanded it destroyed hundreds of German soldiers and officers. The commander of the 2nd Guards Infantry Division, Major-General AP Turchinsky on the night of November 3, at the head of the landing of 48 ships made a landing on Yenikalsky Peninsula. By dawn, the detachment fully captured settlements Lighthouse and Zhukovka. Two days later, the paratroopers captured the stronghold of the Bucks, repulsed numerous counterattacks, providing input into battle army compounds. For his bravery and leadership parachute parts AP Turchinsky, as well as the division commander killed BN Arshintsev and TS Fists, he was awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union.