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Polyakov, Vladimir Fomich

Date of birth:
January 14th, 1923 (Makarov, Balashov district, Saratov province, Soviet Union)
Date of death:
September 29th, 1943 (Yasnogorodka, Kiev region, Soviet Union)
Buried on:
Mass Grave Soviet Soldiers Yasnogorodka
Nationality:
Soviet (1922-1991, People's Republic)

Biography

Guards lieutenant and Hero of the Soviet Union Vladimir Polyakov fell near Yasnagorodka, north of Kiev.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leytenant (Lieutenant)
Unit:
Reconnaissance platoon, 212th Guards Rifle Regiment, 75th Guards Rifle Division
Awarded on:
October 17th, 1943
"For establishing a bridgehead on the west bank of the Dnieper River, and for displaying courage and heroism"

Posthumously awarded. Goes with the Gold Star
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leytenant (Lieutenant)
Awarded on:
October 17th, 1943
Orden Lenina

Sources

  • Photo: Public domain