Vladimir Alekseevich Bernatskii, Radio Technician & Partisan Commander
1. Last name: Bernatskii
2. Name and patrionymic: Vladimir Aleksandrovich
3. Rank: Junior Lieutenant
4. Gender: Male
5. Birthyear: 1913
6. Birthplace: village of Khotskovo, Tolochinskii Region, Mogilev Oblast
7. Party membership: since 1943
8. Education: elementary
9. Nationality: Belorussian
10. Time in Red Army: 1935-1946
11. Place of service at awarding: Radio Technician – 97th Repair Base, 6th Guards Fighter Division
12. Place of work at present: Mechanic – Gorsk, Sh. 12
13. Home address: Gorsk, Novo-Petrovskaya #9, Apt. 3
Designation/Serial Number/Awarding Organization
Combat Service Medal 2.776.288 5th Air Army dated 12.7.46
In order written “Vladimir Alekseevich”
Verified by Popa(?)nyanskii Regional Military Commissariat Major Provchenko 16th July, 1946
Unit Award Order
5th Air Army Order 0191/N dated 12th July, 1945
On behalf of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet USSR, I award the following decorations for exemplary accomplishment of the Command’s missions in the struggle against the German invaders and for having displayed valor and bravery:
Combat Service Medal to:
3. Junior Lieutenant Vladimir Alekseevich Bernatskii – Radio Technician, 494th Specialized Mobile Repair Station, 97th Mobile Aviation Repair Base
Signed 5th Air Army Commander General-Colonel of Aviation Hero of the Soviet Union Goryunov, Chief of Staff General-Lieutenant of Aviation Seleznev, and Chief of Personnel Colonel Shevchenko
Copy 1 – Supreme Soviet Presidium
Copy 2 – Peoples Commissariat of Defense, Main Personnel Directorate
Copy 3 - 5 Air Army, Personnel Section
1. Last name, name, and patrionymic: Bernatskii, Vladimer Alikseevich[trans: sic]
2. Rank: Junior Lieutenant
3. Duty position: Radio Technician – 494th Specialized Mobile Repair Station, 97th Mobile Aviation Repair Base
Recommendation for the Order of the Red Star
4. Born: 1913
5. Nationality: Belorussian
6. Party membership: n/a
7. Previous combat: 6.41-12.42 partisan detachment in Crimea, 12.42-10.43 SW Front, 10.43-7.43 on 1 and 2 Ukrainian Fronts
8. Wounds or shell-shock: n/a
9. In Red Army: since 1935
10. Inducted by: Polachinskii Regional Military Commissariat, Mogilev Oblast
11. Previous awards: n/a
12. Home of record: [trans: entry intentionally obscured]
Short description of personal combat feat or accomplishment
During his work in the Special Mobile Aviation Repair Station Comrade Bernatskii has proven himself a technologically proficient and self-controlled commander.
During his time in the unit he has managed the repair of radio devices and equipment and at present has conducted the repair of devices with a high degree of quality and more rapidly than established norms. He has repaired various types of radio receivers and the constructed 63 units.
Additionally, every fifth day he visits the airfield and tests radio equipment directly on the aircraft.
He loves his work and labors to increase his technical knowledge; he has great knowledge of repairing radio devices which he tries to impart to his subordinates.
Conclusion: For excellent repair of radio apparatuses and displaying valor and bravery he is deserving of the Order of the Red Star.
Signed Commander, 97th Mobile Aviation Repair Base, Guards Technical Lieutenant Patrikeev on 20th July, 1945
Endorsed Deputy Commander for Air Force Engineer Service, 5 Air Army, General-Major of Air Force Engineer Service Rudenko on 30th June, 1945
Awarded the Combat Service Medal by 5th Air Army Order 0101/N dated 12.7.45. Signed 5th Air Army Personnel Department 2nd Section Senior Deputy Chief of Personnel Captain Shvets
Order Book #230627 filled out August 14th, 1946 attests Combat Service Medal #2.776.288 was awarded to Vladimir Aleksandrovich Bernatskii with privileges for financial disbursement and free, municipal public transportation beginning August 1st, 1945.
Document I02081 awards the Defense of Sevastopol Medal to Vladimir Aleksandrovich Bernatskii by an edict dated 22nd December, 1942 of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet USSR by the Sevastopol Municipal Deputy Committee of the Working Class Executive Committee Chairman (?) on 28th January, 1946.
Crimean HQ of the Partisan Movement
1st September, 1944
Junior Lieutenant Vladimir Al-drovich Bernatskii served in a partisan detachment operating in Crimea from 6th November, 1941 through 7th October, 1942 as a Group Commander.
Signed Assistant Chief of the Crimean HQ of the Partisan Movement Personnel Section Major Skrebets
Document for the Medal for the Restoration of the Donbass Coal Mines dated August 28th, 1948, and signed by the Polasnyanskii (Voroshilovograd, Ukraine) Regional Council of Deputies, and signed by the Regional Deputies Committee Chairman, Orel, Serial #241132.
My thanks to Auke and Paul Schmitt for their invaluable assistance.
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