"He was drafted into the Soviet Army by the Kuibyshev district military commissariat of the city of Tashkent. Major, head of the 1st branch of the headquarters of the 213 Rifle Division. Awarded with Orders of the Red Star. For the heroism shown during the crossing of the Dnieper, by the decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR of October 26, 1943, Major Nikolai Andreyevich Baranov was awarded the title of Hero of the Soviet Union."
Another honored ally,