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Yegorov, Mikhail Alekseevich

Date of birth:
May 5th, 1923 (Ermoshenki, Soviet Union)
Date of death:
June 20th, 1975 (Smolensk, Soviet Union)
Buried on:
Soviet War Graves Kremlin Smolensk
Nationality:
Soviet (1922-1991, People's Republic)

Biography

Sergeant Yegorov was one of the soldiers who lifted the victory banner on top of the Reichstag roof. For this action, Yegerov was awarded the "Hero of the Soviet Union" title on 8 May 1945.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 30th, 1945
Orden Slavy 3
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 19th, 1945
Orden Krasnogo Znameni
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 8th, 1946

No. 6972
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 8th, 1946

Goes with the Gold Star
Orden Lenina
Jubilee Medal
Jubilee Medal

Sources

  • Photo: Public domain

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