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Laktionov, Potr Yefimovich

Date of birth:
January 20th, 1900 (Ulyanovka, Russian Empire)
Date of death:
April 26th, 1945 (Berlin, Germany)
Buried on:
Soviet War Memorial (Tiergarten)
Nationality:
Soviet

Biography

Rank: Guards Colonel. Hero of the Soviet Union. Died of his wounds.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 31st, 1945
Colonel Laktionov was one of the first to breach the German defence positions at Seelow Hohen and one of the first to enter Berlin.
Posthumously awarded
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 31st, 1945
Posthumously awarded
Orden Lenina

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