07-26-2016, 06:29 AM
46 th Army Soldier, 86 Guards Rifle Nikolaev Red banner Division
Red Army soldier of Guard Usatenko Ivan Nikolaevich,
commandant platoon, 265 Guards Rifle "Alexander Nevsky" badge Regiment,
In fact, is a veteran of Great Patriotic War of the Soviet Union against Nazi invaders. He was passed fighting way with 86 Guards Rifle Nikolaev Red banner Division from Budapest and Vienna to Czechoslovakia.
During this time, he received six Gratitudes from the Supreme Commander, Generalissimus of the Soviet Union, Comrade Stalin.
for the capture and liberation of the following cities: Budapest,Estergom, Bruk, Vienna, Floridsdorf and Stockerau.
This gratitude was issued to comrade Usatenko as a soldier, honest in performing their duty to the Motherland to defeat the Nazi troops.
Simultaneously with this gratitude, comrade Usatenko received a wish from the soldiers of Division: when, after military service, he will be at work - on the farm, in the factory or mill, he will have to keep the traditions of our 86 Guards Rifle Nikolaev Red banner Division.
We firmly believe that comrade Usatenko with honor to fulfill the request of soldiers and officers of our division and it will be a best-working and disciplined worker in manufacturing.
Division commander, colonel of Guard - Fetisov
Head of the Political branch, lieutenant colonel of Guard - Smirnov"
07-26-2016 06:29 AM
07-26-2016, 11:15 AM
08-16-2016, 04:40 PM
gratitude for Polish soldiers
08-16-2016, 06:26 PM
Interesting design !
09-12-2016, 09:38 PM
Gratitude Certificate, #359, dated July 15th, 1945 awarded to Guards Senior Lieutenant Ivan Fedorovich Lupov for the Capture of Berlin by the Commander of the 110th Guards Ground Attack Aviation Regiment, 6th Guards Air Attack Division of the 2nd Guards Ground Attack Air Corps (110-го гвардейского штурмового авиационного полка 6-й гвардейской штурмовой авиационной дивизии 2-го гвардейского штурмового авиационного корпуса), Guards Lieutenant-Colonel & Hero of the Soviet Union (#8060), Nikolai Iosifovich Zubanev.
09-13-2016, 06:40 PM
a little more:
"Glory to the heroes of World War II!
Guards Senior Lieutenant Ivan Fedorovich Lupov
Order of the Supreme Commander, Marshal of the Soviet Union, Comrade Stalin on May 2, 1945 № 359, for taking part in the defeat of the Berlin group of German troops, and the mastery of the German capital - Berlin, the entire personnel of our troops, including you who participated in the fighting,
- declared a gratitude".
10-25-2016, 11:14 AM
Gratitude for the liberation of the city of Kerch.
10-25-2016, 02:01 PM
10-25-2016, 02:25 PM
I never saw this kind of drawings before, nice one !
10-25-2016, 05:56 PM