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Great Patriotic War veteran Alexander Kalashnikov
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Great Patriotic War veteran Alexander Kalashnikov reads a newspaper at home in the Chelyabinsk Region. In 1943, he was conscripted into the army and dispatched to a machine gun school. Served in the 1st Baltic Front under Commander Ivan Bagramyan. Fought for Baltics' liberation in November 1944. Recipient of the orders of the Red Star and of the Great Patriotic War 1st Class and of the medals for Battle Merit and for Courage. Has been injured four times.

Categories:Unrest, Conflicts & War, Human Interest
Feature:Great Patriotic War veteran Alexander Kalashnikov
Location:Chelyabinsk Region, Russia
Event date:03.05.2017
Import date:03.05.2017
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Source:Sputnik
Credit:Sputnik
Original:Digital

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