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Holder of Ushakov and Sevastopol medal

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I love such photographs. The service member holds an Order of the Red Star, Ushakov medal, and a medal "For the Defence of Sevastopol". Reverse: Sonya and Leva (Lev), January 1948.
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Great photo and such a rare shot regarding the Ushakov medal.

Is it possible to trace down the recipient since you only have his first name? Since the medal is so rare, I don't think it would be impossible but it would take a really long time.

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Thank you. An estimated 14,000 to 16,000 medals of Ushakov were awarded from its creation in 1944 to the 1991 dissolution of the Soviet Union. It will be kinda hard to find him. Currently I have some other medals which are researched and ready to be posted here.

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This is a really great photo!  Thank you for sharing it.  You have some Ushakov medals?  I'd love to get one someday.

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1 hour ago, Paul R said:

This is a really great photo!  Thank you for sharing it.  You have some Ushakov medals?  I'd love to get one someday.

Thank you. I have a southern cavalier medal bar (Ushakov, Odessa, Sevastopol, Caucasus, and OG 3rd class + docs). I will post them in the near future.  

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That is a top level award set! I cannot wait to see it. 

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