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Old 05-06-2006, 07:42 PM   #1
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Red Banner,037094,Political Commander,972th Artillery Regiment,August 1942

One of my First researches of a Politicial Military Deputy Commander
Sorry translation is most likley not perfect but close enough.

Order of Red Banner # 37094
Order Book No 813422
Major Leigenkov, Semen Ivanovich
Born in 1908
Place of Birth: Villiage of Shup in Smolensk Region
Member of party since 1932
Education High School
Nationality Russian
In Red Army from August 1939 till May 1947

Position at time of Award: 972 Artillery Regiment, 113 th Infantry Division
Deputy Commander of Artillery Division, for Political Section.

Occupation at present time of document: unemployed
Address: City of Minsk, Belarus 4th Byelorussia Alley 8-1

AWARDS GIVEN
1. Red Banner #37094 Doc # 124200 Date: 17 September 1942
2. Red Star #1490109 Doc#337776 Date: 28 October 1944
3. OPW 2nd class #127704 Doc#J520155 Date: 3 November 1944
4. Combat Service #2636769 Doc#193657 Date: 6 May 1946

Document signed 14 June 1947

Citation
Leigenkov, Semen Ivanovich
Head Political Leader
Military Party Committee #1 Unit 129OSE / 113SD

To be awarded Red Banner
For duties in Villages of Boltomdovo, Semenovo, Nazaria, and Matreshno
From 13 to 20th of August 1942
Was not wounded or shell shock
No other awards given before this one.
Recruitment area: Saratovsk City
His Address: Saratov. Malosolenniya Street 9 No24 Apartment No1

Award Reason:
Comrade Leigenkov was in battle from 13 to 20th of August and displayed his bravery and strength as a fighting man against German occupation. In fighting with villages of Boltomdovo, Semenovo, Nazaria, and Matreshno, his personal example inspired other soldiers to fight. He solved this task with excellence.
Six other soldiers without a Commander as he was wounded, under Leigenkov direction held their position for 24hrs under heavy attacks of the fascists. This battalion is one of the best in battle, in all of the regiment.

Signed by Commander Alehin
Signed by Political Military Commissar Shevchenko
Dated 27 August 1942

Also noted is Red Star Awarded by General Lieutenant Hozin
Dated 31 August 1942


By Order of the Western Front Military
Order N 01005 on 17 September 1942
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Re: Red Banner,037094,Political Commander,972th Artillery Regiment,August 1942

Here is the original citation. Lyzhenkov.
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