The Order of Glory

Return to album
Bevzyuk Vasily Timofeevich
Arsentiy Isaevich Ivanov
Ivanov Mikhail Vasilievich
Khvastunov Valentin Ivanovich
Ivan Kolesnikov

Kuznetsov Ivan

Kravtsov Alexander Nikiforovich
Kalchenko Nikolay Karpovich
Soldiers and commanders of a Separate Sniper Company of the 3rd Shock Army
Fighting is over. Soviet infantrymen bring their uniforms in order on a Berlin street
Kornienko Vasily Stepanovich
Korovin Ivan Ivanovich
Members of a separate sniper company of the 3rd Shock Army, Senior Sergeant O. Marienkina and Second Lieutenant N. Belobrova
Soldiers and officers of the separate sniper company of the 3rd Shock Army
Soldiers and officers of the separate sniper company of the 3rd Shock Army
Soldiers and officers of the separate sniper company of the 3rd Shock Army
Soldiers and officers of the separate sniper company of the 3rd Shock Army
Soldiers and officers of the separate sniper company of the 3rd Shock Army
Soldiers and officers of the separate sniper company of the 3rd Shock Army
Soldiers and officers of the separate sniper company of the 3rd Shock Army
Soldiers and officers of a separate sniper company of the 3rd Shock Army
Bevzyuk Vasily Timofeevich
Arsentiy Isaevich Ivanov
Ivanov Mikhail Vasilievich
Khvastunov Valentin Ivanovich
Ivan Kolesnikov

Kuznetsov Ivan

Kravtsov Alexander Nikiforovich
Kalchenko Nikolay Karpovich
Soldiers and commanders of a Separate Sniper Company of the 3rd Shock Army
Fighting is over. Soviet infantrymen bring their uniforms in order on a Berlin street
Kornienko Vasily Stepanovich
Korovin Ivan Ivanovich
Members of a separate sniper company of the 3rd Shock Army, Senior Sergeant O. Marienkina and Second Lieutenant N. Belobrova
Soldiers and officers of the separate sniper company of the 3rd Shock Army
Soldiers and officers of the separate sniper company of the 3rd Shock Army
Soldiers and officers of the separate sniper company of the 3rd Shock Army
Soldiers and officers of the separate sniper company of the 3rd Shock Army
Soldiers and officers of the separate sniper company of the 3rd Shock Army
Soldiers and officers of the separate sniper company of the 3rd Shock Army
Soldiers and officers of the separate sniper company of the 3rd Shock Army
Soldiers and officers of a separate sniper company of the 3rd Shock Army

Kornienko Vasily Stepanovich

Kornienko Vasily Stepanovich, in a number of documents of different years there is another patronymic - Stefanovich. He took the military oath on February 23, 1943. He entered the deadly battle with the Nazis in the early days of March 1943. At that time he was eighteen years old. Vasily Stepanovich took part in heavy battles with the enemy in the North Caucasus, then fought - first in the 683rd rifle regiment of the 151st rifle division at the 4th Ukrainian front, and then in the 4th Guards airborne rifle regiment of the 2nd Guards airborne division of the 17th Guards rifle corps of the 1st Guards army at the 1st Ukrainian front. He took part in liberation of towns and villages in the south of Ukraine and Western Ukraine. In summer 1944 (July 19 and August 14), Vasily Stepanovich was wounded: he received a contusion and bullet wound in his right shoulder. He was sent to a hospital in Kolomyia (Stanislavskaya, and now Ivano-Frankivsk region) for treatment. After recovering, he returned to his unit again. And then there were no less bloody battles with the Nazis in southern Poland and Czechoslovakia, where in May 1945 the war ended for him. Vasily Stepanovich started his fighting career as an ordinary machine-gunner, then became the commander of the department of machine-gun company, a mortar gunner, and finished it in the rank of senior sergeant in the Guard as the commander of the mortar squad of 82 and 120 mm mortars. Vasiliy Stepanovich returned to his native village only in 1950 after he was dismissed from the army to the reserve. He immediately went to work as a combine operator at MTS (machine and tractor station). He worked as selflessly as he had fought. And this is confirmed by the fact that in 1955, as a participant of the All-Union Agricultural Exhibition in Moscow, he was awarded the medal of the All-Union Agricultural Exhibition. In 1962 he was awarded the title of "The Best Mechanizer of Stavropol" for his achievements in the competition and conscientious work. In March 1963, V.S. Kornienko was elected a deputy of the Sergievskoye Rural Council of Workers' Deputies of Alexandrovskoye District of Stavropol Territory. Later, his health, which was undermined at the front and at the combine harvester's hard work, his illness and doctors' advice prompted him to leave the combine harvester. Vasily Stepanovich began working on the fields as a sprinkler driver and was the foreman. Then he retired. He was very good at technique. There were no unsolvable puzzles for him in repairing his motorcycle and tractor, and different engines. Vasily Stepanovich also easily mastered Zaporozhets, which was given to him as he was a war invalid. He was often visited by his fellow villagers for advice and help in restoring their "iron horses". Vasily Stepanovich's labor and military merits were marked by the Orders of the Great Patriotic War of I and II degree, the Order of Glory of III degree, medals "For the defense of the Caucasus", "For the victory over Germany in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945", "Veteran of Labor" and nine more medals.
Return to album