PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Antipenko, Iosif Stepanovich
Date of birth: 1910 (Kegenli/Kherson, Russian Empire)
Date of death:  April 30th, 1945 (Berlin, Germany)
Nationality:  Soviet
BIOGRAPHY: 
Rank: Sergeant. Hero of the Soviet Union
     
ORDEN OTECHESTVENNOI VOINY 2
Awarded on: February 19th, 1944
 
     
ORDEN SLAVY 3
Awarded on: August 31st, 1944
 
     
ORDEN KRASNOGO ZNAMENI
Awarded on: April 24th, 1945
 
     
MEDAL "ZOLOTAYA ZVEZDA" (GEROI SOVETSKOGO SOYUZA)
Rank: Serzhant (Sergeant)
Awarded on: May 15th, 1946
Action: For repairing five breaks in the communication line during heavy street fighting in Berlin. Sergeant Antipenko was severely wounded in the stomach during his acts, but managed to reach his company commander to tell him his accomplishment. He later died of his wounds.
Details: Posthumously awarded
 
     
ORDEN LENINA
Awarded on: May 15th, 1946
Details: Posthumously awarded
 
 
 
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