Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Honored Allies Wednesday: Abylai Alimbetov (USSR)


"Born in 1921 in Khumsan village of Bostanlyk region, Kazakh.  He was drafted by the Boston Lyk District Military Commissariat in early 1942.  Sergeant, commander of the submachine gunners' squad of the 303rd Infantry Regiment of the 69th Infantry Division.  For the heroism shown in the battles near Gomel, by the decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR of October 30, 1943, Alybay Alimbetov was awarded the title of Hero of the Soviet Union and the Order of Lenin."

Another honored ally,
Brian & Mel

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