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Order of the Red Star, #304335,SMERSH/NKVD

Article about: Record card Order booklet nr. A-312910 1. Last name: Nedobezhkin 2. First name and patronymic: Ivan Semyonovich 3. Military rank: Major 4. Sex: Male 5. Year of birth: 1914 6. Place of birth:

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    Default Order of the Red Star, #304335,SMERSH/NKVD

    Record card

    Order booklet nr. A-312910

    1. Last name: Nedobezhkin
    2. First name and patronymic: Ivan Semyonovich
    3. Military rank: Major
    4. Sex: Male
    5. Year of birth: 1914
    6. Place of birth: Village of Durasovo, Luxemburg Raion, Chkalov Oblast
    7. Party membership (since which year): Member of the Communist Party since 1940
    8. Education: Secondary, unfinished
    9. Nationality: Russian
    10. Since which year in the Red Army: Since October 1936
    11. Place of service (name of the unit) and position occupied at the time of the award: Chief of the Counterintelligence Section of the 6th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Division of the Reserve of the High Command
    12. Current place of service and position: Chief of the Counterintelligence Section of the 232nd Army Anti-Aircraft Artillery Brigade
    13. Home address of the awardee: 9 Oktyabrskaya [October] Street, city of Minsk

    14. Record of all awards received:

    Name of the order or medal Serial number Number of the document Ground of award

    Order of the Red Star 304335 Temporary certificate nr. 1306205 Order of the 5th Guards Tank Army nr. 055/N of September 10, 1943

    Order of the Patriotic War, 2nd Class 208710 Temporary certificate nr. D-005598 Order of the 5th Guards Tank Army nr. 0110/N of August 3, 1944

    Order of the Patriotic War, 1st Class 146163 Temporary certificate nr. D-711873 Order of the 5th Guards Tank Army nr. 0101/N of April 28, 1945

    Medal for Combat Merit 3073703 Temporary certificate nr. 285005 Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR of November 6, 1946

    Signature of the awardee: [signed]

    I confirm the correctness of the data and the signature of the awardee (position and signature):

    Deputy chief of the Personnel Section of the Counterreconnaissance Department of the Byelorussian Military District
    Major [signed] /Moskalev/
    February 7, 1947

    Order

    Secret
    Copy nr. 2

    [Pencil: 2nd Ukrainian Front; August 12, 1944]

    Order

    Of the 5th Guards Tank Army

    September __, 1943 – Nr. 055/N – Active Army

    On behalf of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR, for the exemplary accomplishment of combat missions in the struggle with the German invaders and the valor and bravery displayed in the process, I award:

    […]

    The Order of the Red Star to:

    […]

    6. Captain Ivan Semyonovich Nedobezhkin, Assistant Chief of the Smersh Counterintelligence Section of the 18th Tank Corps

    […]

    Commander of the 5th Guards Tank Army
    Guards Lieutenant General of the Tank Forces [signed] /Rotmistrov/

    Member of the Military Council of the 5th Guards Tank Army
    Guards Major General of the Tank Forces [signed] /Grishin/

    Chief of staff of the 5th Guards Tank Army
    Guards Major General of the Tank Forces [signed] /Baskakov/

    Chief of the Personnel Section of the 5th Guards Tank Army
    Guards Major [signed] /Zalyalitdinov/

    All fields to be filled out fully

    Award sheet

    1. Last name, first name and patronymic: Nedobezhkin, Ivan Semyonovich
    2. Rank: Captain
    3. Position and unit: Assistant Chief of the Smersh Counterintelligence Section of the 18th Tank Corps
    4. Year of birth: 1914
    5. Nationality: Russian
    6. Party affiliation: Member of the Communist Partyz since 1940
    7. Participation in the Civil War, the subsequent combat actions to defend the USSR, and the Patriotic War (where and when): Didn’t participate in the Civil War. During the Patriotic War he has been serving on the Bryansk, Voronezh, and Southwestern Front
    8. Wounds and contusions received during the Patriotic War: No
    9. Since when in the Red Army: Since 1936
    10. Drafted by which military commissariat: Military Commissariat of the Velikiye Luki Raion
    11. Awards received previously: None
    12. Permanent home address of the prospective awardee and the address of his family: Adres unknown

    Short, concrete description of his combat feat or merits:

    Serving as deputy chief of the Smersh Counterintelligence Section of the 110th Tank Brigade and the 18th Tank Corps and as Assistant Chief of the corps’s Smersh Counterintelligence Section comrade Nedobezhkin took an active part in exposing German spies, traitors to the motherland, and other counterrevolutionary elements. Participating in combat operations during the fighting with the German occupiers on the Voronezh and Southwestern Front he proved himself to be a dedicated son of our motherland and the Party of Lenin and Stalin.

    Comrade Nedobezhkin deserves the Order of the Red Star.

    Chief of the Smersh Counterintelligence Section of the 18th Tank Corps
    Lieutenant Colonel [signed] /Getman/

    I apply for Captain Ivan Semyonovich Nedobezhkin to be awarded the Order of the Red Star.

    Commander of the 1st Tank Corps
    Major General of the Tank Forces [signed] /Bakharov/
    July 23, 1943

    Comrade Nedobezhkin deserves to be awarded the Order of the Red Star.

    Acting chief of the Smersh Counterintelligence Section of the 5th Guards Tank Army
    Colonel [signed]
    August 10, 1943
    By Order of the 5th Guards Tank Army nr. 055/N of September 10, 1943 awarded the Order of the Red Star.

    Assistant chief of the Personnel Section of the 5th Guards Tank Army
    Guards Major of the Administrative Service [signed] /Bogachov/

    Service record card

    Service nr. B-623113

    1. Last name, first name and patronymic: Nedobezhkin, Ivan Semyonovich
    2. Day, month and year of birth: March 30, 1914
    3. Place of birth (according to the current administrative division): Village of Novaya Petrovka, Sorochansky Raion, Smolensk Oblast
    4. Nationality: Russian
    5. Party affiliation
    Member of the Communist Party since: 1940, nr. 04195575
    Candidate member of the Communist Party since:
    Member of the Komsomol since:
    Not a party member:
    6. Education (note the name of the military educational institution, number of classes or courses passed and date of graduation)
    General, political and special civilian education: 7 classes of unfinished secondary education in the Chkalov Oblast
    Military, including military-political education: No
    7. Knowledge of foreign languages and languages of the Soviet peoples: No

    8. Military promotions By whose order Order nr. Date
    Major Main Counterintelligence Directorate of the People’s Commissariat of Defense 64 August 1, 1943
    Lieutenant Colonel Ministry of State Security 1927 May 27, 1949

    9. Service at the front or in partisan detachments: No
    10. Family situation: Married to Yelizaveta Ivanovna Salnikova, born in 1918

    11. When drafted into the Armed Forces and by which military commissariat: Drafted on September 15, 1936 by the Military Commissariat of the Velikiye Luki Raion, Velikiye Luki Oblast
    12. Active military service in the Soviet Army, Navy, or with the MVD or KGB troops:

    Position, unit, institution, formation, army, group of forces, front, district, fleet or flotilla By whose order Order nr. Order date
    Private and deputy political officer in an automobile company of the 185th Airborne Brigade, Byelorussian Military District September 15, 1936
    Serving in the NKVD, MGB, and MVD October 1938
    Discharged from the MVD due to professional disparity Chief of the MVD Headquarters on the Western Railroad Line 122 of May 11, 1953 May 21, 1953
    Military commissar of the city of Smolensk
    Colonel [signed] /Maz___ov/

    Chief of the 2nd Section of the Military Commissariat of the city of Smolensk
    [signed]
    Passed away on May 17, 1974. Zadneprovsky Raion, city of Smolensk

    13. Last name, first name and patronymic: Nedobezhkin, Ivan Semyonovich
    14. Assigned to:
    15. Registered at (name of the regional military commissariat, oblast and krai): Military Commissariat of the city of Smolensk
    16. Military rank: Lieutenant Colonel
    17. Service category:
    18. Branch of arms:
    19. Military specialty nr. 320
    20. Reserve of the 1st category
    21. State of health: Fit for military service
    22. Attended trainings:
    23. Workplace and position: Train inspector with a group of inspectors at Smolensk Train Station
    24. Home address: 34 Vitebsk Avenue, apartment 6, city of Smolensk
    25. Military ID nr. AYu-36684, issued on …
    26. Other remarks:

    Captain, later Lieutenant Colonel, Ivan Semyonovich Nedobezhkin's Order of the Red Star, #304335.

    My thanks to Auke for his invaluable assistance!
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    Default Re: Order of the Red Star, #304335,SMERSH/NKVD

    This really makes me want to ask Auke to make a research on mine
    Very good

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    Absolutely beautiful. The orders have such a great look and presence plus its good to be able to find the name of the recipient and what they earned the star for.

    A fine addition

    Jason

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    Thank you, gentlemen, I was really quite lucky to pick up this one up. . .

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    I imagine he was someone you would not want to meet in a dark alley....

    That is a really interesting one.

    Thanks for showing it Bill!

    Cheers, Ade.
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    Default Re: Order of the Red Star, #304335,SMERSH/NKVD

    As Auke pointed out to me, it is a pity more of his activities in the NKVD are not documented in his service record, and I suspect further, for very good reason. It is also noteworthy that the rough translation of the acronym SMERSH is literally "death to spies".

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