"Born in 1915 Russia. Before the war, he lived and worked in the Ordzhonikidze district of the Tashkent region. Senior Sergeant, commander of the machine gun section of the 705th Infantry Regiment of the 121st Infantry Division. For the valor and heroism shown during the crossing of the Dnieper, by the decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR of October 17, 1943, senior sergeant Akimov was awarded the title of Hero of the Soviet Union."
Another honored ally,
Brian & Mel