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Zhukov, Mikhail Aleksandrovich

Date of birth:
July 3rd, 1909 (Mozhaysk district, Moscow region, Russian Empire)
Date of death:
April 28th, 1945 (Berlin, Germany)
Nationality:
Soviet (1922-1991, People's Republic)

Biography

Rank: Sergeant. Killed in the outskirts of Berlin.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 12th, 1944
For destroying three anti-tank positions, one machine gun position and 10 enemy soldiers near Rogachev.
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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 27th, 1944
For repelling a German counter-attack in Michalow-Grabina, during which he destroyed a self propelled gun, two machine gun positions, two bunkers and two barricaded buildings.
Orden Slavy 2
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
For destroying three guns during fighting for a bridgehead on the Vistula river on 14 January 1945. Later, he destroyed two armoured vehicles and three trucks in an ambush near the village of Stromiec.
Orden Slavy 1

Sources

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