Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Honored Allies Wednesday: Ali K. Abdrezakov (Soviet Union)


"On the night of November 26, 1943, in the area of ​​the village of Kanevskoe, Zaporozhye region, Ukrainian SSR, Ali Abdrezakov crossed the Dnieper as part of an assault group, where he made three crossings on the right bank. through which the raiding party passed.  He destroyed the machine gun nest of the Nazis with a grenade, thereby ensuring the successful completion of the assault group's combat mission.  By decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR dated February 22, 1944, for the exemplary fulfillment of the combat tasks of the command on the front of the fight against the Nazi invaders and at the same time demonstrated courage and heroism, Sergeant Ali Kasimovich Abdrezakov was awarded the title of Hero of the Soviet Union with the Lenin Prize and the medal with a gold star."

Another honored ally,

Memorial in Ulyanovsk

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