Nadzhafguli Imanovich Zulfigarov
Order of the Red Star nr. 1400090 was awarded by Order of the 5th Guards Rifle Division of May 13, 1945 to the 25- or 26-year-old Private Nadzhafguli Imanovich Zulfigarov, chemical soldier in the 3rd Company, 108th Independent Chemical Defense Battalion, 5th Guards Rifle Division, 8th Guards Rifle Corps, 11th Guards Army, 3rd Belorussian Front.
Order booklet nr. 575372
1. Last name: Zulfigarov
14. List of all awards received:
Signature of the awardee: [signed]
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Military commissar of the Salyan Raion, Azerbaijan SSR
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1. Last name, first name and patronymic: Zulfigarov, Nadzhafguli Imanovich
Nominated for: Order of Glory, 3rd Class
4. Year of birth: 1919
Brief, concrete description of his feat of arms or achievements:
During the assault on the city of Königsberg Private Zulfigarov was involved in laying smoke screens in the sector of the 83rd Rifle Division near Setkenfeld on April 6, 1945 and in the sector of the 5th Rifle Division during the crossing of the Pregel River.
While laying these smoke screens Private Zulfigarov showed valor, bravery, and initiative, and at the Pregel River he and the smoke screen equipment were put across the river alongside the first battalion to cross to the opposite bank. He established a smoke line, set up a smoke screen, and although subjected to heavy enemy rifle and machine-gun fire, Private Zulfigarov's post functioned smoothly.
He fully deserves to be awarded the Order of Glory, 3rd Class.
Commanding officer of the Smoke Screen Unit of the 108th Independent Chemical Defense Battalion
Order of the Red Star nr. 1400090, obverse and reverse
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