Did you know that?

68 servicemen under the command of Senior Lieutenant K.F. Olshansky were awarded the Gold Star Medal of the Hero of the Soviet Union for a succesful attack near Nikolayevsky? It was only on very rare occasions that every individual of a unit became a Hero of the Soviet Union.


This website is an initiative of STIWOT (Foundation for Information on the Second World War). With this website we intend to make a time document. Decorations are an essential part in recognising deeds and participating in activities, especially in times of war.

Awards with a complete personslist

Medal of Honor - Army (MoH)George CrossGrootkruis der Militaire Willems Orde (MWO.1)Navy CrossEhrentafelspange der KriegsmarineKriegsabzeichen für Hilfskreuzer mit BrilliantenGroßkreuz des Eisernen KreuzesRitterkreuz, Goldener Eichenlaub mit Schwertern und BrillantenU-boot Kriegsabzeichen mit BrilliantenMedal of Honor - Navy/Marine Corps (MoH)Victoria Cross (VC)Frontflugspange für Schlachtflieger in Gold mit BrilliantenRitterkreuz mit Eichenlaub und SchwerternMedal of HonorMagyar Tiszti Arany Vitézségi Érem
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