Soviet Medal for Bravery #2705530
Awarded to Private Bronislav Antonovich Kushnir (Бронислав Антонович Кушнир)
For delivering ammunition to the front line in a timely manner and under enemy fire
This Medal for Bravery was his only numbered award
Made of solid silver. The medal for Bravery measures 37.29 mm in diameter and 42.68 mm in height (including the eyelet) and it weighs 27.8 gram without its suspension.
The medal is in a decent, about average condition for this serial number range. Most details are still visible and a medium patina is shown on both sides. Most of the original red lacquer is still present and its connection ring has not been cut. The steel suspension and old ribbon are time period to the medal.
Short translation of the citation:
“Horse driver of 3 machine-gun company private KUSHNIR BRONISLAV APOLLONOVICH
He delivers the ammunition to the company and self brings it directly to the front line positions in a timely manner and under enemy fire.”
The full translation can be read below:
More information on Private Kushnir can be found here
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