Awarding the 39th Guards Rifle Division in Stalingrad

Rifle Division

The command of the 62nd Army hands the Guards Banner to the command of the 39th Guards Rifle Division on the bank of the Volga River, behind the Krasny Oktyabr plant. Battle of Stalingrad.
On the left is Lieutenant-General V. Chuikov, commander of the 62nd Army (39th division was a part of the 62nd Army), the flag is held by the commander of the 39th Guards Rifle Division of the Guards, Major-General S. Guryev (1902-1945).

 

 

Location: Stalingrad, USSR
Date: 03 January 1943
Author: Oleg Knorring

In : 1943

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