Wednesday, May 22, 2013

1941--JEWISH SOLDIERS WHO RECEIVED AWARDS AND MEDALS

In the Russian language book,"Feats of Jewish Soldiers In Battle" (in 1941)by FD Sverdlov, 303 Jewish soldiers who received awards and medals are noted. The honors were awarded to the WWII soldiers from approximately July 22, 1941-May 8, 1942 ( a few were awarded later)The information is based primarily on archival documents.The book can be downloaded at:
http://ldnknigi.lib.ru/JUDAICA/S_Sod41_Imen.htm
You can use an online translator if necessary.

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The table of contents lists the recipients' names in alphabetical order (Russian alphabet). Most of the information includes year of birth, position in the military, the award date, the name of the decree, the battle field, the date of death (if killed), post war occupation, etc.

Some of the surnames (first and patronymic names are listed in the publication) included in the book are:

AUERBACH, ADAMOVICH, ARONOV

BAZILEVSKY, BARON, BASHUK, BEGELFER, BOG, BRODSKY (2), BROYTMAN

WEINSTEIN, WALDMAN, VYLSHTEYN, VURHAFT

GALIN, GLUZ, GOLTGABER, HRYMBERH/GRYMBERH, GUZMAN

YEROSHEVSKY

ZHIRKOV, ZHOLUDER

ZDOBNOV, ZOON

IGONINA, ITKIN

KADASHINSK, KARABAN, KACAN, KATZNELSON, KAGAN, KORENBLIT, CATS/KATZ, KOEN, KUNDIN, KUPERSHTEIN

LASKY, LEVIN, LEONIDOV, LERMAN, LINDERMAN, LOGVIN, LVOVSKI

MAGARILL, MARANTZ, MINDLIN, MOZLIN

ORLOV (3), OSKYN

PAPERNIK, POZYN, PROZYN, PYATKIN

RUSKIN, RATNER, RYBAK/FISHERMAN

SEMIN, SKOVYN, SUSLIN, SUHLETS

TAFIN, TURK

FAINER, FINKELSTEIN (2), FRAYFELD, FUZEL

TSAPUSOV, ZEITLIN

CHAUS, CHERNIAVSK (3)

SHAKIN, SHAPIRO (2), SHEYNYUK, SHUR, SHUFER

ELKYN, ESTKIN

YAVORSKY, YACOVA