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Ivanov, Ivan Ivanovich

Date of birth:
January 24th, 1925 (Kimry/Tver, Soviet Union)
Date of death:
June 8th, 1977 (Leningrad, Soviet Union)
Buried on:
Krasnenkoe Cemetery
Soviet (1922-1991, People's Republic)


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Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
Orden Otechestvennoi voiny 2
Second World War (1939-1945)
Reconnaissance Platoon, 566th Rifle Regiment, 153rd Infantry Division, 49th Army, 2nd Belorussian Front
Awarded on:
January 21st, 1944
Ivanov personally destroyed several enemy soldiers in battle near the village of Lyada in 60 kilometers southeast of Vitebsk Ivanov on December 30, 1943. He was wounded in this battle, but continued to figh.

No. 426525
Orden Slavy 3
On 15 January 1944, Ivanov sneaked a German machine gun post near the village of Bolshie Boboviki, 25 km to the south-east of Vitebsk, and silenced it with grenades, ensuring the seccesful actions of the unit.

No. 28059
On June 25, 1944, Ivanov (serving in a reconnaissance group) made his way tot the enemy's rear at the village of Dubrovka, Mogilev region, where he personally silenced a machine-gun position, and then, after firing from the captured machine gun, suppressed the other two firing points. On July 2, 1944, he participated in crossing of the Berezina in the Zhornovka village, Berezinsky district of the Minsk region, monitoring the enemy's movements. he was wounded during the repelling of six massive German counterattacks, but continued to fight. He was demobilized for longterm wounds in 1944.

No. 2684