Soviet Russian USSR Order of the Red Star, low 900. Thousand serial number range, awarded in 1944 to. At the time of awarding, Matveev was a Guards Lt. Colonel and Chief of Staff of the 46th Guards Rifle Division. Read about the division's excellent combat record on wiki.
In the 1950s, he was Commander of the 74th Mechanized Division. Scarce WWII award to a General!
Matveev's combat awards included. The Order of the Patriotic War 2nd Class. The Order of the Red Star. Two Orders of the Red Banner. In addition to the present Red Star, he also earned an Order of the Red Banner and Order of Lenin for length of service.
Condition is outstanding, as seen in the images! Serial number of the award match the serial number shown in the archival documents.
Winner will be provided with full archival research (33 pages including Award Record Card and citations & awarding decrees for Matveev's combat awards) in electronic format, unredacted, in color. The portrait of Matveev comes from an online source and will be provided in its original electronic format. Professional English translation of the Award Record Card 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.