Aipov, Makhmut Ilyasovich

Date of birth:
July 12th, 1920 (Kiryushkin, Soviet Union)
Date of death:
April 22nd, 1945 (Berlin, Germany)
Buried on:
Russian War Cemetery Miedzyrzecz
Nationality:
Soviet

Biography

Hero of the Soviet Union. Rank: Private

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Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 10th, 1944
Action:
For killing two German soldiers in the outskirts of Sevastopol, despite being wounded, and bringing back intelligence.
Medal
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1944
Znak Raneniya
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 31st, 1945
Action:
During the Battle of Berlin, Aipov replaced a wounded machine gunner on 22 April and suppressed German fire in the suburb of Kaulsdorf. Furthermore, he attacked a basement, killing several German soldiers but was wounded, which prompted him to throw a hand grenade. The explosion mortally wounded him. He died that the same day of his wounds. Aipov had killed a total of 26 German soldiers.
Details:
Posthumously awarded
Medal
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 31st, 1945
Details:
Posthumously awarded
Orden Lenina

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