Khanpasha Nuradilov

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Khanpasha Nuradilov
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Khanpasha Nuradilov
Born (1922-07-06)6 July 1922
Minai-Yugai, Khasav-Yurt district of Dagestan, Soviet Union
Died 12 September 1942(1942-09-12) (aged 20)
Stalingrad, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Allegiance  USSR
Service/branch Red Army

World War II


Khanpasha Nuradilov (6 July 1922 – 12 September 1942), born in Minai-Yugai village of the Khasav-Yurt district of Dagestan, was a Chechen machine gunner who fought in World War II 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.[1][2]


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