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Specialists establish facts about an inscribed medallion of an unknown participant of the Dnepr line defence

Specialists established facts about an inscribed medallion of an unknown participant of the Dnepr line defence. Remains of a soldier were found this summer during the filed expedition of searchers in Mogilev district, not far from the Polna River.

It was found out that the soldiers died in July 1941 when the German Army forced a crossing over the Dnepr for the first time. Two fallen soldiers had inscribed medallions with them. One of the medallions helped to define the name of Nikolai Vasiliyevich Rakhaev, a native of Tula region. Nikolai Borisenko, a historian and leader of “VIKKRU” search club, says that the second name was defined not long ago by specialists of the office for perpetuating the memory of defenders and war victims who served in the armed forces of Belarus.

Unfortunately, an unknown soldier left only his mother’s name.  A found leaf says: ASSR of Povolzhiye Germans. Fedorov canton. Semenovka village. To Taranets Anna Prokofyevna. “VIKKRU” search club will continue their work with search men from Saratov.  

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