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Orden Krasnogo Znameni

The Order was instituted August 1st, 1924 and was the first Sovjet Order. It first appeared in 1918 as the Order of the Red Banner of the Russian Federation and received its present name after the formation of the Union of Socialist Republics in 1922. It may be awarded to anyone, whether military or civilian or to any military unit of the USSR for conspicious bravery, self-sacrifice in war time or some action that contributed greatly to the success of the Red Army, Navy or Air Force and can be awarded more than once. The four fleets of the Soviet Navy, the Northern, Black Sea, Baltic and Pacific Fleets and the Caspian Sea Flotilla have each been awarded this Order for their service during the Great Patriotic War, 1941 to 1945.
The badge is a laurel wreath with the Red flag, bearing the words 'Proletarii vsekh stran soedinyaites'(Workers of all countries unite) in Cyrillic draped over its upper part. Within the wreath, on a white background, an image of a hammer and plow. In the centre of the wreath a red star with in its centre an image of a hammer and sickle. Below it, on a red riband the initials C.C.C.P. (Russian for USSR).

There have been different types. The types can be identified by the way they were attached. Type 1 and Type 2 were screwback versions and Type 3 and higher are suspended from a five-sided hanger. These variants can again be identified by the way the mint mark has been engraved on the back. Type 1 bears no mint mark, only a number. Type 2 bears a mint mark and a number. Types 3 and 4 can be determined because the mint mark on Type 3 has been placed in one line and on Type 4 in two. Most World War Two decorations were of Type 2 and Type 3.

Abankin, Pavel Sergeyevich* September 5th, 1902
August 15th, 1965

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NameDate of birthDate of deathAwards
Galstyan, Veniamin Oganesovich22-02-190204-12-1942 
Gareyev, Musa Gaisinovich09-06-192217-09-1987more 
Gavrilov, Ivan Vasilyevich19-10-189926-04-1945more 
Glazov, Ivan Matveyevich01-08-191930-04-1945 
Glinka, Dmitry Borisovich10-12-191701-03-1979more 
Glushkov, Leonid Ilyich00-00-191824-07-1942 
Goglidze, Sergei Arsenyevich00-00-190123-12-1953 
Golikov, Filipp Ivanovich29-07-190029-07-1980more 
Golosov, Dmitry Nikolayevich20-09-190319-11-1960more 
Golovachov, Aleksandr Alekseyevich10-12-190906-03-1945more 
Golovachov, Pavel Yakovlevich15-12-191702-07-1972more 
Golovanov, Aleksandr Yevgenyevich07-08-190422-09-1975more 
Golubev, Viktor Maksimovich17-01-191617-05-1945more 
Golubovskiy, Aleksey Petrovich29-06-190803-02-1945more 
Gorbunov, Vladimir Ivanovich00-00-191818-04-1945 
Gorshkov, Sergei Georgiyevich26-02-191013-05-1988more 
Goryushkin, Nikolai Ivanovich01-12-191512-11-1945more 
Govorov, Leonid Aleksandrovich22-02-189719-03-1955more 
Grasett, Arthur Edward00-00-188800-00-1971more 
Grechko, Andrei Antonovich17-10-190326-04-1976more 
Grell, Ilya Mikhaylovich20-06-190230-03-1945 
Gremyako, Boris Vasilievich31-03-191300-04-1944 
Greshilov, Mikhail Vasilyevich15-11-191208-03-2004more 
Grigorenko, Pyotr16-10-190721-02-1987more 
Gritsenko, Yefim Dmitriyevich01-05-190826-04-1945more 
Gritsevets, Sergei Ivanovich06-07-190916-09-1939more 
Gulayev, Nikolai Dmitriyevich26-02-191827-09-1985more 
Gulyayev, Dmitry Illarionovich30-12-191029-09-1943 
Gurtyev, Leontiy Nikolayevich01-07-189103-08-1943 
Guryev, Stepan Savelevich01-08-190222-04-1945more