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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

Grid List
NameDate of birthDate of deathAwards
Kabanov, Vasiliy Grigoryevich25-03-190818-04-1945 
Kamozin, Pavel Mikhailovich16-07-191724-11-1983more 
Karbovsky, Grigory Evstafievich17-11-190310-02-1944 
Karbyshev, Dmitry Mikhaylovich14-10-188018-02-1945more 
Karpov, Aleksandr Terentyevich17-10-191720-10-1944more 
Katukov, Mikhail Yefimovich17-08-190008-06-1976more 
Kazakov, Vasily Ivanovich18-07-189825-05-1968more 
Keating, Frank Augustus04-02-189528-04-1973more 
Khasanshin, Mansur Rakhipovich12-12-192313-04-1975more 
Khazov, Ivan21-08-189513-04-1944more 
Khmelev, Pavel Vasilyevich00-00-192313-12-1943 
Kholostyakov, Georgy Nikitich02-08-190222-07-1983more 
Khomyakov, Maxim Ignatievich30-07-191224-10-1958 
Khrushchev, Nikita Sergeyevich15-04-189411-09-1971 
Khudyakov, Sergei Aleksandrovich07-01-190218-04-1950more 
Kiselev, Ivan   
Kiselyov, Sergey Ivanovich27-12-191904-02-1945 
Klimenko, Kondrat Gavrilovich25-10-191310-03-1945 
Klubov, Aleksandr Fyodorovich18-01-191801-11-1944more 
Kobulov, Bogdan Zakharovich01-03-190423-12-1953more 
Kochergin, Egor Petrovich06-09-191628-08-1943 
Kokkinaki, Vladimir Konstantinovich25-06-190407-01-1985more 
Kolbnev, Vasiliy Fodorovich24-02-190618-02-1945 
Koldunov, Aleksandr Ivanovich20-09-192307-06-1992more 
Kolpakchi, Vladimir Yakovlevich07-09-189917-05-1961 
Komarov, Valentin Nikolaevich23-07-191304-01-1944 
Konev, Ivan Stepanovich28-12-189721-05-1973more 
Koptsov, Vasiliy Alekseyevich01-01-190403-03-1943 
Korol, Fedor Petrovich10-11-189429-10-1942 
Korsun, Vladimir Wolf16-11-192317-03-1950more 
Korzun, Pavel Petrovich15-08-189216-09-1943 
Koshevoi, Pyotr Kirillovich21-12-190430-08-1976more 
Kosonogov, Lev Vasilyevich19-06-190417-11-1943more 
Kostyuk, Jozef S.14-04-191917-03-1981 
Kosygin, Alexei Nikolayevich20-02-190418-12-1980more 
Kot, Vasiliy Andreyevich23-02-191610-11-1998 
Kovpak, Sidor Artemyevich07-06-188711-12-1967 
Kozhedub, Ivan Nikolayevich08-06-192008-08-1991more 
Kozhemyakin, Nikolay Alekseyevich16-10-192200-00-2003more 
Kozyr, Maxim Jevsejevic05-12-189023-04-1945more 
Kravchenko, Grigory Panteleyevich12-10-191223-02-1943more 
Kravchenko, Ivan Khotovich05-07-192126-04-1945 
Kreizer, Yakov Grigoryevich04-11-190529-11-1969more 
Kretov, Stepan Ivanovich25-12-191919-01-1975 
Krupskiy, Mikhail Aleksandrovich25-04-190218-09-1975 
Krylov, Nikolai Ivanovich29-04-190309-02-1972more 
Kucherov, Stepan Grigoryevich01-08-190231-03-1973more 
Kulakov, Teodor Sergeyevich18-03-190016-11-1943 
Kulchytsky, Vladimir Dorofeyevich00-00-190500-00-1961 
Kulik, Grigory Ivanovich09-11-189029-08-1950 
Kulikov, Viktor Georgiyevich05-07-1921  
Kungurtsev, Yevgeny Maksimovich03-10-192111-05-2000more 
Kurkotkin, Semyon Konstantinovich13-02-191719-09-1990more 
Kurzenkov, Sergei Georgiyevich07-07-191118-11-1981more 
Kutakhov, Pavel Stepanovich16-08-191403-12-1984more 
Kuzmin, Georgy Pavlovich21-04-191318-08-1943 
Kuznetsov, Mikhail Vasilyevich07-11-191315-12-1989more 
Kuznetsov, Nikolai Gerasimovich24-07-190406-12-1974more 
Kuznetsov, Nikolai Ivanovich29-04-192211-09-2008more 
Kuznetsov, Nikolay Vasil'yevich13-12-192114-04-1945