Nikandrova, Anna Alekseyevna

Date of birth:
October 13th, 1921 (Barashkin, Pskov, Russia)
Date of death:
June 23rd, 1944 (Dubrovno, Vitebsk Oblast, Soviet Union)
Nationality:
Soviet

Biography

Senior Lieutenant Anna Nikandrova was killed when she blocked a German machine pillbox with her body on 23 June 1944.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 30th, 1943
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 28th, 1943
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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Starshiyi Leytenant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
426th Infantry Regiment, 88th Infantry Division, 31st Army, 3rd Belorussian Front
Awarded on:
March 24th, 1945
Details:
Awarded posthumously.
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Starshiy Serzhant (1st Sergeant)
Unit:
426th Infantry Regiment, 88th Infantry Division, 31st Army, 3rd Belorussian Front
Awarded on:
March 24th, 1945
Details:
Goes with the Gold Star, posthumously awarded.
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