Soviet Russian USSR Order of the Red Star with serial number in the 1-1.5 million range awarded in 1945 to Sergeant Mikhail Babailov, a telegraphist for the 262nd Night Bomber Division. Throughout his service, Babailov demonstrated the highest work ethic. He earned high signalman qualifications and trained novice specialists. He especially distinguished himself during operations at the airfield in Eisenstadt, Austria, where for six whole days he was the lone telegraphist working round the clock to ensure communications between the division and higher command, thus contributing greatly to the division's operations.
Babailov had previously earned the Combat Service Medal for the same during earlier campaigns. He was awarded campaign medals for Stalingrad, Budapest, and Vienna.The serial number of the award is authentic and matches the serial number shown in the archival documents. If you require confirmation in advance, please send me a message, and I will gladly provide images. Reasonable, rational collectors who are genuinely interested in the history represented by an award will make the effort to reach out and will quickly find that everything is in order.
Winner will be provided with archival research (23 pages - Award Record Card, Citation, and other awarding documents) in electronic format, unredacted, in color. Professional English translation of the Record Card and Citation is available if requested before receipt of item. I will answer all coherent, respectful inquiries to the best of my ability. Please see my other listings. Lots of excellent Soviet medals!Many additional high quality pieces available that are not yet listed. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\Russia\Medals, Pins & Ribbons". The seller is "afredda" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Poland, Armenia, Ireland, Netherlands, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Iceland, Macedonia, Belgium, Israel, Liechtenstein, Italy, Switzerland, Republic of Croatia, Portugal, Malta, Cyprus, Australia, Austria, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Norway, Greece, Montenegro, United Kingdom, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, France, Denmark, Vatican City State, Georgia, San Marino, Spain, Estonia, South Korea, Albania, Monaco, Moldova, Gibraltar, Canada, Andorra, Romania, Serbia, Japan, Lithuania, Finland, Luxembourg, Germany, Latvia.