Fighters from the 127th Guards Artillery Regiment of the 59th Guards Rifle Division of the Red Army in the spring of 1943 in the vicinity of the Hoper River. Don front.
In the center is a 23-year-old guard captain Pavel Pavlovich Pankov, who was awarded the Order of the Red Star.
Photo from the family archive, published with the permission of relatives.
Image Time: May-June 1943