Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Honred Allies Wednesday: Stop Babaev (USSR)

"Born in 1923 in the village of Jan-Ketmen, Fergana region, Uzbek.  He was drafted into the Soviet Army by the Kokand City Military Commissariat.  Junior Sergeant, squad leader of the 154th separate reconnaissance company of the 81st Rifle Division.  For the valor shown during the crossing of the Dnieper River, by the decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR of May 15, 1944, junior sergeant Tokhtasin Babaev was awarded the title of Hero of the Soviet Union." 

Another honored ally,

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