PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Aipov, Makhmut Ilyasovich
Date of birth: July 12th, 1920 (Kiryushkin, Soviet Union)
Date of death:  April 22nd, 1945 (Berlin, Germany)
Buried on:  Russian War Cemetery Miedzyrzecz
Nationality:  Soviet
BIOGRAPHY: 
Hero of the Soviet Union. Rank: Private
     
MEDAL "ZA BOYEVIYE ZASLUGI"
Awarded on: May 10th, 1944
Action: For killing two German soldiers in the outskirts of Sevastopol, despite being wounded, and bringing back intelligence.
 
     
ZNAK RANENIYA
Awarded on: 1944
 
     
MEDAL "ZOLOTAYA ZVEZDA" (GEROI SOVETSKOGO SOYUZA)
Awarded on: May 31st, 1945
Action: During the Battle of Berlin, Aipov replaced a wounded machine gunner on 22 April and suppressed German fire in the suburb of Kaulsdorf. Furthermore, he attacked a basement, killing several German soldiers but was wounded, which prompted him to throw a hand grenade. The explosion mortally wounded him. He died that the same day of his wounds. Aipov had killed a total of 26 German soldiers.
Details: Posthumously awarded
 
     
ORDEN LENINA
Awarded on: May 31st, 1945
Details: Posthumously awarded
 
 
 
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