Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Honored Allies Wednesday: Yury I. Gulin (USSR)


"Born in 1926 in the village of Troitskoye, Russia.  He was called up in 1943 by the Argayazhsky District Military Commissariat of the Chelyabinsk Region.  Guards Private, shooter of the 4th Company of the 267th Guards Rifle Regiment of the 89th Guards Rifle Division.  Awarded the Order of the Red Banner. For the valor shown in the battles on the territory of Poland, by the decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR of February 27, 1945, Guards Private Yury Ivanovich Gulin was awarded the title of Hero of the Soviet Union."
Another honored ally,

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