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Soviet Question

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Riter, Nov 13, 2021.

  1. Riter

    Riter Active Member

    Feb 12, 2020
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    Were Soviet soldiers required to wear their decorations?

    Order of Glory, For Bravery, Excellent Tanker, Excellent Artilleryman, Order of Lenin or even Excellant Sniper or what not? I've seen images of Soviet soldiers/sailors and even in combat they seem to wear their deocrations. Were there consequences if they didn't? (Political Commissar asking, "Comrade Ivanovich. Why are you not wearing your For Gallantry medal? Do you not want to inspire your comrades to acts of heroism? That is counter-revolutionary!"

    I know the Germans wore their decorations but the Americans and British did not unless they were in on R&R in the safety of the rear (for Americans) on leave.
    Last edited: Nov 13, 2021
  2. Tamino

    Tamino Doc - The Deplorable

    Nov 28, 2011
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    These who didn't wear their decorations were shot on spot and then they were send to NKVD headquarters where they have been tortured and interrogated. After that they were executed again by the firing squad and send to the Gulag. In gulag they have been first shot again and then NKVD pulled his nails from hands and feet. Is this enough now or should I execute him again?
    Kai-Petri and CAC like this.

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