Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Honored Allies Wednesday: Sadiq Abdujabbarov (Soviet Union)


"As part of the assault group, Red Army soldier Sadyk Abdujabbarov July 25, 1944 year crossed the river Western Dvina in the area of ​​a city-like settlement Beshenkovichi Vitebsk region BSSR.  In the battle for the bridgehead on the Western Dvina River, Sadik Abdujabbarov destroyed up to thirty Nazis and a firing point with machine gun fire.  As a result of this battle, the Nazis retreated, which helped the assault group to occupy an advantageous line and create conditions for the entire 71st Guards Rifle Division to cross.  Advertising by decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union on July 22, 1944 for the exemplary performance of the command's combat missions on the front of the fight against the Nazi invaders and the courage and heroism of the guards shown at the same time, the Red Army soldier Sadyk Abdujabbarov was awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union with delivery of the Order of Lenin."

Another honored ally,

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