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Plotnikov, Aleksandr Iosifovich

Date of birth:
1925 (Porosino, Tomsk, Soviet Union)
Date of death:
April 26th, 1945 (Berlin, Germany)
Nationality:
Soviet (1922-1991, Socialist Republic)

Biography

Rank: Lance sergeant/scout. Hero of the Soviet Union.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 31st, 1945
The heavily wounded Kolodnikov retrieved important intel about SS formations in Berlin. He was surrounded and killed while putting up a fight.

Posthumously awarded
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 31st, 1945

Posthumously awarded
Orden Lenina

Sources

  • Photo: Public domain

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