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Karpinskiy, Frants Filippovich

Date of birth:
June 18th, 1906 (Ivashkova, Odessa, Russian Empire)
Date of death:
May 16th, 1945 (Berlin, Germany)
Nationality:
Soviet

Biography

Rank: Lieutenant. Hero of the Soviet Union. Died of his wounds.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 15th, 1946
For merit and heroism during fighting on 29 April 1945. Under his command, a heavily fortified building in Berlin was blown up. He was wounded twice that day, first on his arm and the second one was a mortally wound.
Posthumously awarded
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 15th, 1946
Posthumously awarded
Orden Lenina

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