Researched Soviet Medal Bar
Awarded to sr. Lieutenant (later Major) Vasilij Fomich Pedriyko (Василий Фомич Педрийко)
For timely and proper control of the food supplies in exceptionally difficult circumstances
This Soviet medal bar consists of the following items:
Medal for Combat Merit #211465
Made of silver and lacquer. Measures 37.28 mm in height, 32.21 mm in width and weighs 21.7 gram. The medal is in excellent condition with most details visible and all lacquer still present. There are several dings and scratches on both sides and its connection ring has been cut.
Medal for Combat Merit (without serial number)
Made of silver and enamels. Measures 37.45 mm in height, 32.34 mm in width and weighs 19.4 gram. The medal is in excellent condition with crisp details and relatively few dings and scratches. The enamels filling the lettering is all present and its connection ring has not been cut.
Medal for the Defense of Leningrad
Made of gold plated brass. Measures 37.56 mm in height, 32.08 mm in width and weighs 16.9 gram. The medal is in excellent condition with all details visible and much gold plating still present.
Medal for the Victory over Germany
Made of gold plated brass. Measures 37.12 mm in height, 32.06 mm in width and weighs 17.2 gram. The medal is in excellent condition with all details crisp and few dings and scratches.
Brief and specific description of the personal feat or merits
Comrade PEDRIYKO V.F. has been working at the army food supplies depot since 1938. He started his work as a in the rank of private. At present, he occupies the role of the head of the control and operations department.
Despite exceptionally difficult circumstances (the depot sections are spread over 120km long sector, lack of personnel), he ensured timely and proper control and accounting of the food supplies.
During the offensive operations of our army (both in August-September 1942, as well as in January 1943), comrade PEDRIYKO personally visited the depot sites and provided timely food supplies to the units. There has not been recorded any problems in the food supplies, despite multiple enemy artillery and aerial strike in the depot sector (station Zhikharevo, Voibokalo, surroundings of Nazia).
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