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Antipenko, Iosif Stepanovich

Date of birth:
1910 (Kegenli/Kherson, Russian Empire)
Date of death:
April 30th, 1945 (Berlin, Germany)
Nationality:
Soviet

Biography

Rank: Sergeant. Hero of the Soviet Union

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 19th, 1944
Orden Otechestvennoi voiny 2
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 31st, 1944
Orden Slavy 3
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 24th, 1945
Orden Krasnogo Znameni
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Serzhant (Sergeant)
Awarded on:
May 15th, 1946
For repairing five breaks in the communication line during heavy street fighting in Berlin. Sergeant Antipenko was severely wounded in the stomach during his acts, but managed to reach his company commander to tell him his accomplishment. He later died of his wounds.
Posthumously awarded
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 15th, 1946
Posthumously awarded
Orden Lenina

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