Soviet Order of the Red Star #1892059
Awarded to Foreman Fedor Vladimirovich Tyutyunikov (Федор Владимирович Тютюников)
For showing courage and bravery in the battles at the outskirts of the city of Sevastopol in April 1944. He uninterruptedly provided the mortar company with ammunition despite severe enemy mortar fire
Relatively uncommon variation produced in the Moscow Platinpribor Factory (MZPP)
Made of silver and enamels. Measures 48.34 mm in width, 46.64 mm in height and weighs 29.9 gram without its screwplate. The serial number is located at the 6 o’clock position and the mint mark on the 12 o’clock position of its reverse.
In great, above average condition. The details are mostly visible and even the higher laying parts show light to medium wear. The enamels are problem free and show some dings and scratches only. There have been no repairs and its screwpost has no been shortened. The order comes with its time period and well fitted screwplate.
Short translation of the research to the Red Star:
Comrade Tyutyunnikov in the battles for the Bezymyanny and Round heights on the outskirts of the city of Sevastopol from 25.04 to 28.04.44 showed courage and bravery. Despising death and danger under strong artillery mortar fire of the enemy, throughout the entire period of the battle, he uninterruptedly provided the mortar company with ammunition, as a result of which the mortar company supported the advancing infantry, destroying the firing points of the enemy and provided the rifle companies with the needs of capturing the Bezymyannaya and Round heights.
The soldiers of the company were fed hot food and provided with water. Worthy of a government award – the Order of the Red Star
Short translation of the research to the Bravery Medal (not included in this lot):
Comrade Tyutyunnikov, during the landing in the city of Novorossiysk on September 10, 1943 showed courage and bravery. Under heavy artillery fire, the enemy organized the unloading ammunition from motorized boots and delivering it to firing points, at the same time participated in the reflection enemy counterattack. He exterminated up to 5 fascists.
Worthy of the medal “For Bravery”.
The full translation of the citations can be read here
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