- The Soviet Medal for Courage
The Soviet Medal for Courage
The Soviet Medal for Courage was created by the decision of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet Union on October 17, 1938. It was awarded to soldiers of the Soviet Army, Navy, border and internal troops and other citizens of the USSR, as well as to persons who are not citizens of the USSR, for personal courage and bravery displayed in battles against the enemies of the socialist fatherland, while protecting the state border of the USSR, during the performance of military duties in circumstances involving a risk to life. This medal was award to Lohmus Juhan, we have included 8 pages ( photocopies ) of research relating to Lohmus who was in the 354 Rifle Regiment (Polk), 7th Estonian Rifle Division.