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.


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Awards with a complete personslist

Medal of Honor - Navy/Marine Corps (MoH)Ritterkreuz, Eichenlaub, Schwertern und BrillantenRidder derde klasse der Militaire Willems Orde (MWO.3)Ehrentafelspange der KriegsmarineGeorge CrossGrootkruis der Militaire Willems Orde (MWO.1)U-boot Kriegsabzeichen mit BrilliantenMagyar Tiszti Arany Vitézségi ÉremRitterkreuz mit Eichenlaub und SchwerternCommandeur der Militaire Willems Orde (MWO.2)Ritterkreuz des Kriegsverdienstkreuzes mit SchwerternMedal of HonorChaplain's Medal for HeroismNavy CrossRitterkreuz, Goldener Eichenlaub mit Schwertern und Brillanten
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