- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Komandir roty (Company leader)
- 232nd Separate Reconnaissance Tank Battalion, 39th Independent Light Tank Brigade, 13th Army, North-Western Front
- Awarded on:
- April 7th, 1940
"Company commander (senior mechanic driver) Andrei Serebryakov distinguished himself in battles near Vyborg. On February 12, 1940, in a battle for the village of Kyyurlya, the tanker drove the war machine eight times to attack, suppressing firing points and destroying the enemy's force. By their actions, the crew of the tank created favorable conditions for the onset of the rifle unit. On February 28 1940, during the reconnaissance raid into the depth of enemy defense in the area of Lake Heikurila, Andrei Serebryakov established the location of the eight pillboxes. The tank was hit, but the crew continued to fight until dark. At night, the tankers eliminated the enemy and returned to their unit."
"... On 24.12.39, at the settlement of Terentil, Serebryakov successfully overcame the anti-tank ditch, suppressed several enemy firing points and made three passes in the enemy's wire fences, and on February 23, 1940, he engaged eight times in the battle for Kyyurlya. Returning after the battle, I saw the wounded commander, stopped the tank, took the wounded man under the enemy's fire to the medical battalion...
... Participated in 16 attacks, the tank of Serebryakov had no breakdowns, no stops ... "