Medal "For the Victory over Germany in the Great Patriotic War 1941–1945"

Soviet campaign medal to contributors for the victory over Nazi Germany

The Medal "For the Victory Over Germany in the Great Patriotic War 1941–1945" (Russian: медаль «За победу над Германией в Великой Отечественной войне 1941—1945 гг.») was a military decoration of the Soviet Union established on May 9, 1945, by decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR to denote military participation in the victory of the Soviet armed forces over Nazi Germany in the Great Patriotic War.
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award received: Medal "For the Victory over Germany in the Great Patriotic War 1941–1945"

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Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Russian writer

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Valentin Pikul cover

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Valentin Pikul

Russian writer

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Alexander Prokhorov

Soviet and Russian physicist

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Dmitry Nikolayevich Medvedev cover

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Dmitry Nikolayevich Medvedev

Soviet partisan

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