Medal "For Defense of the STALINGRAD". + DOCUMENT AND OLD ORIGINAL PHOTO 1940s. For master of the Red Air Force. Awarded: s ergeant Khizhnyak Nikita Kirillovich - master for the repair of aviation weapons of the 85th Guards Fighter Regiment of the Air Force.
During the Battle of Stalingrad, sergeant Khizhnyak around the clock restored and repaired the damaged weapons of fighter aircrafts under bombing and artillery fire. For this combat work, sergeant Khizhnyak was awarded the medal "For Bravery" and the medal For the Defense of Stalingrad. " The medal "For the Defense of Stalingrad was issued to sergeant Khizhnyak on December 17 1943 the commander of the 85th fighter regiment of the Red Army Air Force, lieutenant colonel Ivan Pavlovich Zalessky.
C ombat pilot of the Red Air Force (shot down 4 German combat aircraft) , lieutenant colonel Zalessky was killed three days later, on December 20, 1943 (the plane was destroyed by Nazi anti-aircraft artillery) during the capture of Zaporozhye (Ukraine). Information from the website archive of the Red Army.
Old rare p hoto, combat pilot of Red Air Force with a TT pistol, 1940s. Size 80 x 115 mm.In the set: medal "For the defense of Stalingrad" with document and the old photo. Production on Moscow state mint. 100% authentic, original old a medal, a tape, the device for carrying. Documents have spots, holes, traces of glue, dirt, gluing together, field repair of paper and other damages are old historical artifacts. Field restoration of the document - bends are glued of a.
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