Sniper from the 203rd Infantry Division of the Red Army (3rd Ukrainian Front), Senior Sergeant Ivan Petrovich Merkulov at the firing position.
In March 1944, Ivan Merkulov was awarded the highest award – the title of Hero of the Soviet Union, during the war, the sniper destroyed more than 144 enemy soldiers and officers.
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Location: Ukraine, USSR
Photo by Dmitry Baltermants