Soviet Medal for Bravery #2127331
Awarded to Tatar Guards Soldier Sudakin Abdulla Ismailovitsh (Абдул Исмаилович Судапин)
For killing 20 German soldiers on 15 February 1945 in the district of Grunau [Austria] when the enemy attacked their ammunition and fuel convoy
Made of solid silver. Measures 37.47 mm in diameter and 2.75 mm in thickness. The height of the medal is 42.65 mm including its eyelet and it weighs 28.6 gram without its suspension.
The medal for Bravery is in great condition with light to medium overall wear. The details of the higher laying parts like the rivets on the side of the tank and the canons are still perfectly visible. The original lacquer filling the lettering is mostly present and its connection ring has been cut. The medal comes with its old suspension and ribbon which has been attached in an unconventional way.
Brief and specific description of the personal feat or merits:
Awarded for firing from his machine gun and killing about 20 German soldiers on 15 February 1945 in the district of Grunau when their ammunition and fuel convoy was under attach. The rest of the German soldiers could not stand the strong fire and had to hide in the forest. All trucks passed without losses.
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