Vladimir Ivanovich Ivanov

Order of the Red Star nr. 103683 was awarded by Order of the 233rd Rifle Division of February 6, 1943 to the 19-year-old Private Vladimir Ivanovich Ivanov (Владимир Иванович Иванов), a sapper-scout in the 341st Independent Sapper Battalion, 233rd Rifle Division, 65th Army, Don Front.

Promotions

Date

Lieutenant

June 3, 1948

Senior Lieutenant

April 21, 1950

Captain

February 9, 1952

Major

September 14, 1961

Lieutenant Colonel

April 30, 1975


Record card

Order booklet nr. V-821113

1. Last name: Ivanov
2. First name and patronymic: Vladimir Ivanovich
3. Military rank: Captain
4. Sex: Male
5. Year of birth: 1923
6. Place of birth: Village of Karpovo, Znamenka Raion, Smolensk Oblast
7. Party membership (since which year): Member of the Komsomol since 1946
8. Education: Secondary
9. Nationality: Russian
10. Since which year in the Red Army: Since February 25, 1942
11. Place of service (name of unit) and position occupied at the time of the award: Tank company commander in the 112th Tank Regiment, 22nd Rifle Division, 137th Rifle Corps, Far Eastern Military District
12. Current place of service and position: Tank company commander in the 112th Tank Regiment, 22nd Rifle Division, 137th Rifle Corps, Far Eastern Military District
13. Home address of the awardee: Village of Tundrovny, city of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

14. Record of all awards received:

Name of the order or medal

Serial number

Number of the document

Ground of award

Order of the Red Star [citation]

103683

Order booklet nr. V-821113

Order of the 233rd Rifle Division nr. 011 of February 6, 1943

Medal for Combat Merit

Unnumbered

Order booklet nr. V-821113

Decree of November 15, 1950

Order of the Red Star

3081632

Order booklet nr. V-821113

Decree of August 21, 1953

Medal for the Defense of Stalingrad

Unnumbered

Certificate nr. F-29086

Decree of December 22, 1942

Medal for the Victory over Germany

Unnumbered

Certificate nr. R-224189

Decree of May 9, 1945

Medal for the 30th Anniversary of the Soviet Army and Navy

Unnumbered

Unnumbered certificate

Decree of February 22, 1948

Signature of the awardee: [signed]

I confirm the correctness of the data and the signature of the awardee (position and signature):

Chief of staff of the 112th Tank Regiment
Lieutenant Colonel [signed]
...... 11, ......


Award sheet

Last name, first name and patronymic: Ivanov, Vladimir Ivanovich
Military rank: Private
Position: Private in the 341st Independent Sapper Battalion, 233rd Rifle Division
Nominated for: Order of the Red Star
1. Year of birth: 1923
2. Nationality: Russian
3. Party affiliation: Not a member
4. Since when in the Red Army: Since February 25, 1942
5. Participation in combat (where and when): On the Don Front since September 12, 1942
6. Wounds and contusions received: No
7. Awards received previously (for which merits): None
8. Drafted by which military commissariat: Military Commissariat of the city of Vologda
9. Home address (of the prospective awardee or his family): 58 Vorovskaya Street, apartment 43. Mother: Irina Ivanovna Ivanova

Short, concrete description of personal combat feat or merits:

Together with Privates Dudarevich and Pesterevy, sapper-scout V.I. Ivanov was assigned a combat mission during the fighting for the village of Bezymyanny ["No Name"] on February 1, 1943. The mission was to clear the ridge of the Vishnyovaya ["Cherry"] gully, containing Germans who were firing with machine guns and rifles from the flank at our attacking infantrymen. Private Ivanov approached the first bunker unseen and threw two grenades through its window, killing 5 German soldiers. Together with Privates Dudarevich and Pesterevy, Ivanov took 23 German soldiers prisoner. During the fighting for the Barrikady settlement and factory on February 2, 1943, Private Ivanov tossed grenades into a trench containing Germans attempting to resist, killing 13 soldiers and taking 18 German soldiers and officers prisoner. While conducting an engineer reconnaissance mission in the village of Bezymyanny, Private Ivanov detected and deactivated 8 antitank mines.

Commander of the 341st Independent Sapper Battalion
Captain [signed] /Pozdnyakov/
February 3, 1943



Lieutenant Colonel Vladimir Ivanovich Ivanov


Order of the Red Star nr. 103683, obverse and reverse



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