Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Honored Allies Wednesday: Tokhtasin Akhmedov (USSR)


"Born in 1915 in the village of Dushir, Kuibyshev district, Fergana region, Uzbekistan.  He was drafted into the Soviet Army in 1942.  Corporal, squad leader of the 88th Separate Motorized Engineering Battalion.  For the heroism shown during the crossing of the Oder River, by the decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR of April 10, 1945, Tokhtasin Akhmedov was awarded the title of Hero of the Soviet Union and the Order of Lenin."

Another honored ally,

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