Below is a list of military awards, fo both the Allies and Axis.
Soviet Union Edit
The Hero Of The Soviet Union award was awarded to Soviets who achieved great heroic feats during the war. It was the highest acclaimed award in Soviet, military history.
Known Winners of The "Hero Of The Soviet Union"Edit
- Nikolai Melnik---A Soviet pilot who placed radiation censors throughout Chernobyl, after the 1986 disaster.
- Hamazasp Babadzhanian---A Soviet that led a Soviet brigade in the retaking of the Dniester River
- Lavrenty Beria---A Soviet former chief of NKVD and MVD
- Mikhail Devyataev---A Soviet that escaped from A German concentration camp, with crucial evidence on German attacks.
- Yuri Gagarin---A Soviet that became the first human to orbit the sun in outer space
- Ivan Golubets---A Soviet who saved many lives aboard the SK-0121
- Vladimir Konovalov---A Soviet who had sank the German ship, Goya
- Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya---A Soviet female who demonstrated bravery before her execution by the Nazis
- Nikolai Gerasimovich Kuznetsov---A Soviet naval officer, and People's Commissar of the Navy
- Nikolay Kuznetsov---A Soviet officer responsible for the assasinations of many high-ranked Nazis
- Lydia Litvyak---A Soviet who was the world's top female flying ace
- Alexander Matrosov---A Soviet who blocked a German machine-gun with his own body
- Ivan Panfilov---Soviet General
- Yakov Pavlov---A Soviet who led Soviet resistance during the Battle of Stalingrad
- Otto Schmidt---A Soviet scientist and explorer of the artic
- Lyubov Shevtsova---A Soviet who resisted Nazi occupation
- Ivan Sidorenko---A Soviet sniper with over 500 kills
- Lyudmila Pavlichenko---A Soviet sniper with 309 kills
- Natalya Meklin---A Soviet who completed over 980 missions
- Richard Sorge---A Soviet spy
- Valentina Tereshkova---A Soviet who was the first woman to fly in space
- Leen Kullman---A Sovietb spy
- Vasily Zaytsev---A Soviet sniper who killed 225 Axis during the Battle of Stalingrad
- Owen Brazil---A Soviet pilot
- Boris Yegorov---A Soviet who was the first physician in space
- Endel Inauri--A Soviet pilot
- Seymon Timoshenko---A Soviet officer of the Red Army
- Ivan Konev---A Soviet of the Soviet Union
- Azi Aslanov---Majour-General