Fighting awards of the USSR and Russia - the brightest monuments of our military history, reminiscent of the glorious pages of the struggle against the enemies of the Fatherland. The story of these awards, the heroes who deserved them about the events that caused the ceremony.
Treasury of the order of Lenin state history museum
Durov V.A. "Russian and soviet military"
Awards order of Lenin state history museum
The author wishes to extend his warmest thanks to the staff of the Central Museum of the Soviet Armed Forces for placing at his disposal certain materials from the museum's collections - see Figs 4 and 5, p.68; Fig.6, p.69; Fig.4, p. 70; Fig.l, p.88; and Fig.6, pp. 100-101
Front cover: The Soviet Order of Alexander Nevsky and the prerevolutionary Russian Order of St Alexander Nevsky