Soviet lieutenant and Polish podporucznik

Soviet lieutenant, Polish podporucznik

The Soviet lieutenant gives a light to the Polish podporucznik. Friends in arms – Lieutenant Sain Abilov (formerly a teacher of the secondary school in Sol-Iletsk, Chkalovsk region) and podporucznik of the Polish army, Mikhail Izhelsky on the front line in moments of calm.

The commander of the mortar platoon of the 1061st Infantry Regiment of the 272nd Infantry Division, lieutenant Sain Baybarakovich Abilov (born 1920). Date: no earlier than July 29, 1944, when S.B. Abilov was awarded the medal “For Courage”, and no later than April 1945, when he was awarded the first order of the Red Star.

 

 

Place of Photography: Stalingrad
Date of filming: 1944
Author: N. Kireev

 

 

Source of information about the photo:
1. podvignaroda.mil.ru

In : 1944

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