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Ivan Fedorovich Grigoryevsky


   On 10 May 1944 at the British Embassy in Moscow was held a ceremony of awarding with orders and medals, which King George VI awarded in 1943 the soldiers, sergeants, officers and generals of the Red Army, as well as sailors of the Soviet merchant navy, for the courage and valor shown in the performance of command tasks on the Soviet-German front of the fight against Hitler's Germany - the common enemy of the Soviet Union and Britain. One of those who was awarded is Ivan Fedorovich Grigoryevsky and our today's story about him.


Fedor Leontievich Trofimov


   In February 1944, the Head of the American military mission in the Soviet Union, General John Dean, requested that the General Staff of the Red Army allow him to decorate outstanding Soviet officers and soldiers on behalf of the American Government.


Clarence R. Huebner


   In the middle of April 1945 the troops of the 1st Belorussian Front under the command of Zhukov were 70 kilometers away from Berlin. On 16 April, the operation to capture the German capital began. In April, the Western Allied troops forced the Rhine and completed the liquidation of the Ruhr group of Germans.


Vladimir Georgievich Zavadsky


   In February 1944, the Head of the American military mission in the Soviet Union, General John Dean, requested that the General Staff of the Red Army allow him to decorate outstanding Soviet officers and soldiers on behalf of the American Government.