Recently, the research came back on one of my Red Stars. It was earned by a Russian Guards Division T-34/85 driver/ mechanic who among other feats, machine gunned/ "ironed" ~100 Hitlerites and also captured ~20 German soldiers and officers while expertly caring for and maneuvering his beast of a vehicle in combat.
Since receiving this research, I have been trying to put together a nice little display centered on the ORS.
Although I REALLY should be saving money... I recently acquired this rare 1941 dated tanker helmet. I also added some tanker/ motorist goggles. To top it off, I stumbled upon this post-war Soviet-made T-34/85 die-cast model. I am still waiting on acrylic stands to display the ORS and Guards Badge... but I thought I'd show you fine fellows how the display is shaping up!
I hope you enjoy!
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Here is a teaser pic. Sorry for the poor quality... I'll take high-quality shots later today.