Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Honored Allied Wednesday: Mammad Maharramov (Soviet Union)

"On 2 October Maharramov and his squad crossed the Dnieper on a reconnaissance mission at Khreshchatyk in Cherkasy Raion.  They reportedly located the German firing positions.  On 17 October, the squad reportedly destroyed outposts, attacked the village, where it blew up an ammunition depot, suppressed artillery and mortar fire of German positions, destroying a car and killing up to 50 German soldiers.   The squad then reportedly repulsed multiple counterattacks.  On 22 February, Maharramov was awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union and the Order of Lenin for his actions."

Another capable ally,

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