Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Honored Allies Wednesday: Aleksey A. Golubenko (USSR)


"Born in 1923 in Tashkent, Russia.  He was drafted into the Soviet Army in 1942 by the Fruzensky district military registration and enlistment office in Tashkent.  Guards Senior Lieutenant, commander of a rifle company of the 3rd Mechanized Rifle Battalion of the 35th Mechanized Brigade.  Awarded the Order of the Red Banner and the medal "For Courage" for heroism in the battles for the capture of Berlin, by the decree of the  of May 31, 1945, Lieutenant Aleksey Alexandrovich Golubenko was awarded the title of Hero of the Soviet Union." 

Another honored ally,

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