Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Honored Allies Wednesday: Kasym S. Akhmirov (USSR)

"Born in 1923 in the district center of Dergachi, Saratov Region.  He was drafted into the Soviet Army in 1942 by the Kitab district military commissariat of the Kashkadarya regionJunior Lieutenant, platoon commander of the 388th Infantry Regiment of the 121st Infantry Division.  He was awarded the Orders of the Red Banner and the Order of the Patriotic War, I degree.  For the heroism shown during the crossing of the Seim River, by the decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR of October 17, 1943, Kasim Akhmirov was awarded the title of Hero of the Soviet Union." 

Another honored ally,

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