Battle of STALINGRAD
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Award Certificate for a Defense of Stalingrad Medal, a relatively early, December 1943 issue to a Guards Private in a Katyusha multiple rocket launcher regimentwhich had fought at Stalingrad as a part of the Soviet Don Front (army group). His unit earned and exceptionally high number of decorations and honorific titles during the war. The document is in very good condition.
Award Certificate for a Defense of Stalingrad Medal, September 1943 issue to a Major in a Railway Troops brigade. Note the uncommonly early date of issue. In very good condition.
"Calendar of Notable Events, 76th 'Chernigov' Guards Rifle Division", circa 1945.
Soviet Information Bureau Daily War Communique, Soviet Stalingrad counteroffensive.
Veteran's Badge in Commemoration of the 35th Anniversary of the 8th Air Army, 1977 Issue. In very fine to excellent condition.
Badge of a Veteran of the 16th Air Army, circa 1970s - 80s. In very fine to excellent condition.
Badge of a Veteran of the 17th Air Army. In excellent condition.
Badge of a Veteran of the 289th Ground Attack / Bomber Aviation Division, issued on occasion of the 50th anniversary of the unit in 1992. The division, then under the 8th Air Army, played a prominent role in all phases of the Battle of Stalingrad.
Decorative Porcelain Vase "1418 Days of Great Feat!" presented to a Veteran of the 27th Guards Rifle Division in commemoration of the 40th anniversary of victory over Germany, 1985. Made by the Baranovskiy Porcelain Factory. A very large and impressive hand-painted piece in excellent condition. The 27th Guards Rifle Division was an illustrious, highly decorated unit that had fought at Stalingrad as part of the 65th Army, Don Front, and later during the war joined the famous 8th Guards Army (formerly 62nd Army) of General Chuikov.