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Orden Krasnogo Znameni

The Order was instituted August 1st, 1924 and was the first Sovjet Order. It first appeared in 1918 as the Order of the Red Banner of the Russian Federation and received its present name after the formation of the Union of Socialist Republics in 1922. It may be awarded to anyone, whether military or civilian or to any military unit of the USSR for conspicious bravery, self-sacrifice in war time or some action that contributed greatly to the success of the Red Army, Navy or Air Force and can be awarded more than once. The four fleets of the Soviet Navy, the Northern, Black Sea, Baltic and Pacific Fleets and the Caspian Sea Flotilla have each been awarded this Order for their service during the Great Patriotic War, 1941 to 1945.
The badge is a laurel wreath with the Red flag, bearing the words 'Proletarii vsekh stran soedinyaites'(Workers of all countries unite) in Cyrillic draped over its upper part. Within the wreath, on a white background, an image of a hammer and plow. In the centre of the wreath a red star with in its centre an image of a hammer and sickle. Below it, on a red riband the initials C.C.C.P. (Russian for USSR).

There have been different types. The types can be identified by the way they were attached. Type 1 and Type 2 were screwback versions and Type 3 and higher are suspended from a five-sided hanger. These variants can again be identified by the way the mint mark has been engraved on the back. Type 1 bears no mint mark, only a number. Type 2 bears a mint mark and a number. Types 3 and 4 can be determined because the mint mark on Type 3 has been placed in one line and on Type 4 in two. Most World War Two decorations were of Type 2 and Type 3.

Abankin, Pavel Sergeyevich* September 5th, 1902
† August 15th, 1965

Grid List
NameDate of birthDate of deathAwards
Abankin, Pavel Sergeyevich05-09-190215-08-1965more 
Afanasyev, Ivan Ivanovich20-01-190108-09-1952 
Agaltsov, Filipp Aleksandrovich20-01-190029-06-1980more 
Aganov, Sergei Khristorovich04-06-191701-02-1996more 
Akimov, Stepan Dmitriyevich11-01-189629-10-1941 
Albert, Marcel25-11-191723-08-2010more 
Aleksandrov, Aleksandr Petrovich08-06-190018-01-1946more 
Aleksandrov, Gennadiy Petrovich22-11-192225-01-1945 
Aleksenko, Vladimir Avramovich27-01-192316-06-1995more 
Alekseyev, Boris Andreyevich03-01-190925-01-1972more 
Alekseyev, Konstantin Stepanovich24-09-191424-02-1971more 
Alekseyev, Vladimir Petrovich15-07-190104-11-1950more 
Alelyukhin, Aleksei Vasilyevich30-03-192029-10-1990more 
Amet-Khan, Sultan25-10-192001-02-1971more 
Andreyev, Aleksandr Kharitonovich09-01-190317-08-1970more 
Andreyev, Vladimir Aleksandrovich13-12-190428-03-1994more 
Andrianov, Vasily Ivanovich13-08-192004-05-1999more 
Andropov, Yuri Vladimirovich15-06-191409-02-1984more 
Antipenko, Iosif Stepanovich00-00-191030-04-1945 
Antonov, Neon Vasilyevich06-01-190724-10-1948more 
Archakov, Nikolay Ivanovich14-08-191307-11-1961more 
Artamonov, Ivan Filippovich07-03-191805-01-1944 
Aslanov, Azi Akhad ogly22-01-191024-01-1945more 
Avdeyev, Mikhail Vasilyevich15-09-191322-06-1979 
Avksentevsky, Konstantin Alexeyevich18-09-189002-11-1941 


Orden Krasnogo Znameni (1918-1925)In the database: 9
Orden Krasnogo Znameni (1925-1943)In the database: 57
Orden Krasnogo Znameni (1943-1991)In the database: 107