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Fomin, Yefim Moiseevich

Date of birth:
January 15th, 1909 (Kolyshki, Vitebsk oblast, Russian Empire)
Date of death:
June 30th, 1941 (Brest fortress, Soviet Union)
Buried on:
Memorial Complex "Brest Hero Fortress"
Soviet (1922-1991, People's Republic)


Division political commissar Yefim Fomin was captured during the defence of the Brest fortress and executed on the spot.

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Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
January 1957
For his role in the defence of the Brest fortress in 1941.

Posthumously awarded
Orden Lenina


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