Soviet soldiers on the embankment of the Sungari River in Harbin

Soviet soldiers in Harbin

Soviet soldiers on the embankment of the Sungari River in Harbin.
The city, occupied by the Japanese, Harbin, was liberated by Soviet troops on August 20, 1945.
In the center photo – Soviet soldier Knight of the Order of Glory of three degrees commander of the platoon of the 2nd Guards Independent Motorized Assault Engineering and Engineering Battalion Junior Lieutenant Sakip Bakubovich Kizilov (March 15, 1914 – October 7, 1980).

 

Sources of information about the photo:

1. RGAFGD, Arch No. 0-256162
2. www.warheroes.ru
3. www.volgaru.ru
4. encyclopedia.mil.ru

 

 

Location: Harbin, China
Date: August 28, 1945
Photo by Eugene Khaldei

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