The commander of the 1st tank battalion of the 63rd Tank Brigade of the Red Army, captain Alexei Fyodorovich Sushkin (1912 – 05 May 1943), awarded the Order of the Patriotic War 1st degree, sets a combat mission to the crew of the light tank M3A1 Stuart. The North Caucasian Front.
Author: Israel Ozersky
Source of information about the photo:
1. The newspaper “Altaiskaya Pravda” No. 83 (6725) of April 18, 1943