Orders, Decorations & Medals - Other Countries
RUSSIA, USSR, Group of Eleven to a Russian Jew who later settled in Australia: Order of the Red Star (2); Defence of Kiev; Medal for Defence of Kiev; Medal for Assiduous Labour Effort in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945; Medal for the Capture of Berlin; Medal for the Liberation of Warsaw; 20th Anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War; 5oth Anniversary of the USSR Armed Forces; Medal of Zhukov; 50 Years of Victory in the Great Patriotic War; 60 Years Victory in the Great Patriotic War; also Australian Association of Jewish Holocaust Survivors & Descendants commemorative medal 1945-1995; Medal Commemorating 60 Years Victory over Germany 1945-2005 awarded to Jewish fighters against the Nazis; USSR commemorative badges (2), various ribands and riband bars. One Red Star with screw backing converted to pin back fitting and some loss of enamel, fine - uncirculated.
Together with Order booklet no.A144634 for Alexander Kaluka which lists above two Red Stars with listed serial numbers 228885 and 1712634 which match numbers on the medals; also booklets for nine medals (one with two booklets but different dates) and the commemorative badges listed above which include medal or badge image and details; 2 pages from service record in Russian text.
Senior Lieutenant Alexander Kaluka enlisted Aug1939; Disch.24Mar1945.
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