Khanpasha Nuradilov

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Khanpasha Nuradilov
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Khanpasha Nuradilov
Born (1922-07-06)6 July 1922
Yaryksu-Aukh, Khasav-Yurt District, Dagestan, Soviet Union
Died 12 September 1942(1942-09-12) (aged 18)
Stalingrad, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Allegiance  Soviet Union
Service/branch Red Army
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards

Khanpasha Nuradilov (6 July 1924 in Yaryksu-Aukh[1][2][3], Khasav-Yurt District, Dagestan – 12 September 1942, Stalingrad) was a Chechen machine gunner who fought in the Great Patriotic War on the Soviet side.

Nuradilov was credited with over 920 confirmed kills, taking 12 prisoners, and capturing nine machine guns. He was killed near Stalingrad in 1942 and received the orders of the Red Star and Red Banner. In April 1943, he was posthumously made a Hero of the Soviet Union.[4][5]

References[edit]

1944 Khanpasha Nuradilov U.S.S.R. postage stamp.