Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Honored Allies Wednesday: Hallak Aminov (Soviet Union)


"Born in 1915 in the village of Iskogari, Shafrik district, Bukhara region, Uzbekistan.  He was drafted into the Soviet Army in 1942.  Guard private, commander of the squadron of the 1st squadron of the 60th Guards Cavalry Regiment of the 16th Guards Cavalry Division.  For heroism and courage in the battles during the crossing of the Dnieper, by the decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR of January 15, 1944, Hallak Aminov was awarded the title of Hero of the Soviet Union."

Another honored ally,

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