Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Honored Allies Wednesday: Viktor I. Bykovsky (USSR)


"Born in 1919 in the village of Ternovka, Saratov Region, Russia.  He was drafted into the Soviet Army in 1939 by the city military commissariat of TashkentGuard Lieutenant of the medical service, commander of the sanitary platoon of the 1st Rifle Battalion of the 224th Guards Rifle Regiment.  For the valor shown during the crossing of the Dnieper, by the decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR of October 26, 1943, the lieutenant of the medical service Viktor Ivanovich Bykovsky was awarded the title of Hero of the Soviet Union." 

Another honored ally,

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