"In the Soviet Army since 1940. Senior Lieutenant, flight commander of the 58th Guards Assault Air Division. He was awarded two Orders of the Red Banner and the Order of the Patriotic War, I degree. For the heroism shown during the Great Patriotic War, by the decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR of May 15, 1946, Anatoly Sergeevich Bogdanov was awarded the title of Hero of the Soviet Union."
Another honored ally,