List of Heroes of the Soviet Union (O)

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The Hero of the Soviet Union was the highest distinction of the Soviet Union. It was awarded 12,775 times. Due to the large size of the list, it has been broken up into multiple pages.

  This color, along with the  (dagger), indicates that the title was awarded posthumously.

Military Personnel[edit]

Name Unit Rank Date of award Notes
Nikolai Obnodyak
Russian: Николай Иванович Обедняк
11th Guards Seprate Motorized Reconnaissance Regiment Red Army Guard 20 December 1943
Lev Obelov
Russian: Лев Васильевич Обелов
566th Assault Aviation Regiment Senior Lieutenant 19 April 1945
Nikolai Oberemchenko
Russian: Николай Васильевич Оберемченко
1052nd Infantry Regiment Captain 27 February 1945
Ivan Obiukh
Russian: Иван Данилович Обиух
7th Separate Motorized Pontoon-and-Bridge Battalion Red Army Man 20 December 1943
Ivan Oblikov
Russian: Иван Сергеевич Обликов
Black Sea Fleet Staff Sergeant 17 October 1944  Killed in action on 14 October 1943
Vasiliy Obodovskiy
Russian: Василий Григорьевич Ободовский
703rd Infantry Regiment Staff Sergeant 24 March 1945  Killed in action on 9 November 1944
Saveliy Oboldin
Russian: Савелий Савельевич Оболдин
32nd Motorized Rifle Brigade Sergeant 24 March 1945
Aleksandr Oborin
Russian: Александр Васильевич Оборин
438th Fighter Aviation Regiment Lieutenant Colonel 10 April 1945  Killed in action on 7 October 1944 while performing an aerial ramming
Boris Obraztsov
Russian: Борис Александрович Образцов
176th Guards Fighter Aviation Regiment Guard Senior Lieutenant 10 October 1951  Died of wounds on 11 July 1951
Ivan Obraztsov
Russian: Иван Васильевич Образцов
838th Infantry Regiment Starshina 23 October 1943  Killed in action on 25 September 1943
Aleksandr Afanasevich Obukhov
Russian: Александр Афанасьевич Обухов
Baltic Fleet Captain 1st class 6 March 1945
Aleksandr Vasilyevich Obukhov
Russian: Александр Васильевич Обухов
227th Artillery Regiment Starshina 19 April 1945
Aleksandr Grigorievich Obukhov
Russian: Александр Григорьевич Обухов
196th Guards Infantry Regiment Guard Junior Sergeant 22 July 1944
Anatoliy Obukhov
Russian: Анатолий Ефимович Обухов
175th Separate Sapper Battalion Senior Lieutenant 19 April 1945
Vasiliy Obukhov
Russian: Василий Михайлович Обухов
25th Guards Long-Range Aviation Regiment Guard Major 13 March 1944
Viktor Obukhov
Russian: Виктор Тимофеевич Обухов
4th Tank Army Lieutenant General 4 July 1944
Yevgeniy Obukhov
Russian: Евгений Михайлович Обухов
551st Separate Sapper Battalion Sergeant 10 January 1944
Nikolai Obukhov
Russian: Николай Феоктистович Обухов
212th Anti-Aircraft Brigade Red Army Man 20 November 1941
Timofei Obukhov
Russian: Тимофей Петрович Обухов
12th Fighter Aviation Regiment Major 1 May 1943
Anatoliy Obukhovskiy
Russian: Анатолий Романович Обуховский
71st Mechanized Brigade Staff Sergeant 10 January 1944
Ivan Obukhovskiy
Russian: Иван Денисович Обуховский
29th Infantry Regiment Red Army Man 10 January 1944
Sergey Ovinnikov
Russian: Сергей Михайлович Овинников
314th Artillery Regiment Sergeant 23 September 1943  Killed in action on 11 August 1943
Yakov Ovodov
Russian: Яков Леонтьевич Оводов
133rd Fighter Aviation Regiment Major 15 May 1946
Grigoriy Ovodovskiy
Russian: Григорий Яковлевич Оводовский
7th Trawler Division of the Baltic Fleet Lieutenant Captain 8 July 1945
Mikhail Ovsyankin
Russian: Михаил Иванович Овсянкин
78th Guards Infantry Regiment Guard Staff Sergeant 22 February 1944
Vladimir Ovsyannikov
Russian: Владимир Васильевич Овсянников
1664th Anti-tank Fighter Artillery Regiment Senior Lieutenant 23 October 1943  Killed in action on 12 September 1943
Dmitriy Ovsyannikov
Russian: Дмитрий Никитович Овсянников
74th Guards Assault Aviation Regiment Guard Lieutenant 19 April 1945
Konstantin Ovsyannikov
Russian: Константин Васильевич Овсянников
1035th Infantry Regiment Sergeant 17 October 1943  Died of wounds on 2 October 1943
Mikhail Ovsyannikov
Russian: Михаил Кузьмич Овсянников
230th Separate Sapper Battalion Sergeant 29 October 1943
Nikolai Ovsyannikov
Russian: Николай Иванович Овсянников
448th Infantry Regiment Starshina 27 February 1945
Dmitriy Ovcharenko
Russian: Дмитрий Романович Овчаренко
389th Infantry Regiment Red Army Man 9 November 1941
Ivan Ovcharenko
Russian: Иван Тихонович Овчаренко
1144th Infantry Regiment Captain 10 January 1944  Killed in action on 21 October 1943
Kuzma Ovcharenko
Russian: Кузьма Иванович Овчаренко
69th Tank Brigade Colonel 10 January 1944  Killed in action on 11 November 1943
Vladimir Ovcharkin
Russian: Владимир Прокофьевич Овчаркин
340th Guards Infantry Regiment Guard Sergeant 10 April 1945
Aleksandr Ovcharov
Russian: Александр Михайлович Овчаров
45th Mechanized Brigade Guard Lieutenant Colonel 28 April 1945
Stepan Polikarpovich Ovcharov
Russian: Степан Поликарпович Овчаров
955th Infantry Regiment Red Army Man 23 October 1943
Stepan Semyonovich Ovcharov
Russian: Степан Семёнович Овчаров
197th Guards Artillery Regiment Guard Sergeant 22 February 1944  Killed in action on 14 October 1943
Aleksandr Ovchinnikov
Russian: Александр Павлович Овчинников
143rd Guards Assault Aviation Regiment Guard Captain 27 June 1945
Boris Ovchinnikov
Russian: Борис Васильевич Овчинников
51st Separate Motorized Sapper Battalion Senior Lieutenant 24 March 1945
Vasiliy Ovchinnikov
Russian: Василий Фёдорович Овчинников
387th Infantry Regiment Commissar 7 April 1940
Vladimir Ovchinnikov
Russian: Владимир Сергеевич Овчинников
113th Guards Infantry Regiment Major 31 March 1943  Killed in action on 10 January 1943
Grigoriy Ovchinnikov
Russian: Григорий Семёнович Овчинников
3rd Infantry Battalion 81st Seprate Marine Rifle Brigade Red Army Man 16 May 1944  Killed in action on 25 July 1943 after using body as human shield over a machine gun to save his comrades
Maksim Ovchinnikov
Russian: Максим Михайлович Овчинников
34th Guards Infantry Regiment Guard Junior Sergeant 10 April 1945
Nikolai Ovchinnikov
Russian: Николай Тихонович Овчинников
23rd Guards Cavalry Regiment Guard Captain 24 March 1945
Vazgen Oganesov
Russian: Вазген Михайлович Оганесов
347th Fighter Aviation Regiment Senior Lieutenant 15 May 1946
Sergey Oganov
Russian: Сергей Мамбреевич Оганов
606th Infantry Regiment Lieutenant 22 February 1943  Killed in action on 18 November 1941
Grant Oganyants
Russian: Грант Аракелович Оганьянц
71st Tank Regiment Captain 24 March 1945
Mikhail Ogarev
Russian: Михаил Сергеевич Огарёв
783rd Assault Aviation Regiment Junior Lieutenant 18 August 1945
Ivan Ogloblin
Russian: Иван Васильевич Оглоблин
25th Guards Night Bomber Aviation Regiment Guard Senior Lieutenant 13 April 1944
Andrey Ognev
Russian: Андрей Григорьевич Огнёв
151st Infantry Regiment Junior Sergeant 16 October 1943
Ivan Ognev
Russian: Иван Михайлович Огнёв
764th Infantry Regiment Lieutenant Colonel 27 June 1945
Pavel Ognev
Russian: Павел Егорович Огнёв
794th Infantry Regiment Junior Lieutenant 13 September 1944
Nikolai Ogorodnikov
Russian: Николай Иванович Огородников
151st Infantry Regiment Senior Lieutenant 16 October 1943
Maksim Ogylenko
Russian: Максим Артёмович Огуленко
17th Guards Mechanized Brigade Red Army Guard 10 April 1945
Nikolai Ogurechnikov
Russian: Николай Иванович Огуречников
481st Separate Sapper Battalion Staff Sergeant 24 March 1945
Vasiliy Ogurtsov
Russian: Василий Васильевич Огурцов
45th Guards Cavalry Regiment Guard Staff Sergeant 24 March 1945  Killed in action on 25 December 1944
Leonid Odegov
Russian: Леонид Яковлевич Одегов
491st Seprate Mortar Regiment Staff Sergeant 9 February 1944
Pyotr Odinets
Russian: Пётр Трофимович Одинец
17th Artillery Regiment Starshina 18 November 1944
Laniil Odintsov
Russian: Даниил Сидорович Одинцов
18th Seprate Marine Corps Coastal Defense Battalion of the Black Sea Fleet Seaman 23 October 1945  Killed in action on 7 November 1941
Mikhail Odintsov
Russian: Михаил Петрович Одинцов
820th Assault Aviation Regiment
155th Guards Assault Aviation Regiment
Senior Lieutenant
Guard Major
4 February 1944
27 June 1945
Twice Hero of the Soviet Union
Pyotr Odnobokov
Russian: Пётр Максимович Однобоков
118th Guards Assault Aviation Regiment Guard Senior Lieutenant 18 August 1945
Stepan Odnovorchenko
Russian: Степан Савельевич Одноворченко
448th Assault Aviation Regiment Major 23 February 1945
German Odnotsenov
Russian: Герман Петрович Одноценов
951st Assault Aviation Regiment Lieutenant 29 June 1945
Ilya Ozhiganov
Russian: Илья Алексеевич Ожиганов
565th Infantry Regiment Private 23 October 1943
Grigory Ozhmegov
Russian: Григорий Фёдорович Ожмегов
278th Guards Infantry Regiment Guard Sergeant 24 March 1945  Killed in action on 23 September 1944
Andrey Ozhogin
Russian: Андрей Матвеевич Ожогин
988th Infantry Regiment Lieutenant Colonel 31 May 1945
Aleksey Ozerin
Russian: Алексей Николаевич Озерин
237th Guards Infantry Regiment Guard Sergeant 15 January 1944  Killed in action on 13 January 1944
Fyodor Ozerin
Russian: Фёдор Иванович Озерин
22nd Guards Separate Tank Regiment Guard Starshina 16 May 1944
Ivan Ozerov
Russian: Иван Никитович Озеров
465th Infantry Regiment Senior Lieutenant 10 January 1944
Mikhail Ozimin
Russian: Михаил Иванович Озимин
28th Infantry Corps Guard Lieutenant-General 29 June 1945
Fyodor Okatenko
Russian: Фёдор Алексеевич Окатенко
384th Separate Marine Corps Battalion of the Black Sea Fleet Seaman 20 April 1945  Killed in action on 27 March 1944
Matvey Okorokov
Russian: Матвей Петрович Окороков
88th Tank Brigade Lieutenant 23 September 1945
Boris Okrestin
Russian: Борис Семёнович Окрестин
74th Guards Assault Aviation Regiment Guard Senior Lieutenant 13 April 1944 Killed in action on 6 July 1944
Mariya Oktyabrskaya
Russian: Мария Васильевна Октябрьская
26th Guards Tank Brigade Guard Sergeant 2 August 1944  Died of wounds on 15 March 1944
Filipp Oktyabrskiy
Russian: Филипп Сергеевич Октябрьский
Chief of the Black Sea Higher Naval School named after P.S. Nakhimov Admiral 20 February 1958
Akinf Okunev
Russian: Акинф Кириллович Окунев
106th Separate Anti-tank Fighter Division Staff Sergeant 25 October 1943
Grigoriy Okunev
Russian: Григорий Селиверстович Окунев
966th Artillery Regiment Junior Sergeant 31 May 1945
Vasiliy Olbinskiy
Russian: Василий Александрович Олбинский
9th Separate Pontoon-and-Bridge Battalion Staff Sergeant 17 October 1943
Vadim Oleynik
Russian: Вадим Клавдиевич Олейник
1991th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Regiment Senior Lieutenant 22 August 1944 Killed in action on 5 April 1944
Vasiliy Oleynik
Russian: Василий Петрович Олейник
873rd Infantry Regiment Red Army Man 24 March 1945
Grigoriy Oleynik
Russian: Григорий Никитович Олейник
293rd Fighter Aviation Regiment Captain 24 August 1943
Ivan Oleynik
Russian: Иван Леонтьевич Олейник
453rd Infantry Regiment Senior Lieutenant 24 March 1945
Mikhail Oleynik
Russian: Михаил Иванович Олейник
100th Guards Mortar Regiment Guard Starshina 21 April 1943
Vasiliy Oleynikov
Russian: Василий Семёнович Олейников
143rd Guards Assault Aviation Regiment Guard Lieutenant 27 June 1945
Ivan Oleynikov
Russian: Иван Иванович Олейников
92nd Engineering and Tank Regiment Lieutenant 31 May 1945 Killed in action on 8 March 1945
Pavel Oleynikov
Russian: Павел Романович Олейников
541st Infantry Regiment Junior Commander 7 April 1940
Dmitriy Oleynichenko
Russian: Дмитрий Елисеевич Олейниченко
189th Guards Assault Aviation Regiment Guard Captain 18 August 1945
Klementiy Oleynyuk
Russian: Клементий Карпович Олейнюк
60th Guards Infantry Regiment Guard Junior Sergeant 13 September 1944  Killed in action on 27 March 1944
Aleksandr Olenin
Russian: Александр Михайлович Оленин
120th Guards Infantry Regiment Guard Private 19 March 1944
Ivan Olenich
Russian: Иван Иванович Оленич
703rd Separate Communications Company Junior Lieutenant 10 January 1944
Aleksey Olepir
Russian: Алексей Иванович Олепир
657th Assault Aviation Regiment Senior Lieutenant 18 August 1945
Nikolay Oleshev
Russian: Николай Николаевич Олешев
113th Infantry Corps Lieutenant-General 8 September 1945
Nikolai Olovyannikov
Russian: Николай Ефимович Оловянников
312th Assault Aviation Regiment Lieutenant 26 October 1944
Aleksandr Olkhovikov
Russian: Александр Васильевич Ольховиков
Commander of the TK-208 submarine Captain 1st Class 2 February 1984
Nikolai Olkhovskiy
Russian: Николай Иванович Ольховский
193rd Guards Fighter Aviation Regiment Major 4 February 1944
Nikolai Olchev
Russian: Николай Данилович Ольчев
375th Artillery Regiment Red Army Man 16 October 1943
Konstantin Olshanskiy
Russian: Константин Фёдорович Ольшанский
384th Separate Marine Corps Battalion of the Black Sea Fleet Senior Lieutenant 20 April 1945  Killed in action on 27 March 1944
Aleksandr Olshevskiy
Russian: Александр Васильевич Ольшевский
1455th Self-propelled Artillery Regiment Guard Junior Lieutenant 24 March 1945
Nikolai Olshevskiy
Russian: Николай Михайлович Ольшевский
26th Guards Tank Brigade Guard Junior Lieutenant 24 March 1945  Died of wounds on 22 August 1944
Nikolai Omelechko
Russian: Николай Фёдорович Омелечко
40th Guards Infantry Regiment Guard Lieutenant 19 June 1943
Nikolai Omelin
Russian: Николай Титович Омелин
10th Guards Infantry Regiment Guard Captain 16 October 1943
Ivan Omelchenko
Russian: Иван Алексеевич Омельченко
329th Separate Communications Company Red Army Man 19 March 1944
Grigoriy Omelchuk
Russian: Григорий Куприянович Омельчук
1317th Infantry Regiment Captain 13 September 1944
Filipp Omelyanyuk
Russian: Филипп Трофимович Омельянюк
447th Infantry Regiment Guard Senior Lieutenant 27 February 1945
Ivan Omigov
Russian: Иван Фёдорович Омигов
828th Assault Aviation Regiment Lieutenant 18 September 1945 
Nina Onilova
Russian: Нина Андреевна Онилова
54th Infantry Regiment Staff Sergeant 14 May 1965  Killed in action on 8 March 1942
Grigoriy Oniskevich
Russian: Григорий Демьянович Онискевич
164th Fighter Aviation Regiment Senior Lieutenant 1 July 1944
Viktor Onishchenko
Russian: Виктор Павлович Онищенко
134th Guards Bomber Aviation Regiment Guard Senior Lieutenant 29 June 1945
Grigoriy Onishchenko
Russian: Григорий Харлампиевич Онищенко
886th Artillery Regiment Junior Sergeant 16 October 1943
Oleg Ohishchuk
Russian: Олег Петрович Онищук
186th Seprate Spetnaz Task Force Senior Lieutenant 5 May 1988  Killed in action on 31 October 1987
Nikolai Onopa
Russian: Николай Савельевич Онопа
107th Guards Infantry Regiment Guard Starshina 29 June 1945
Ivan Onoprienko
Russian: Иван Алексеевич Оноприенко
130th Seprate Anti-tank Fighter Artillery Division Staff Sergeant 22 February 1944  Killed in action on 1 December 1943
Nikolai Nikolaevich Onoprienko
Russian: Николай Николаевич Оноприенко
37th Guards Infantry Division Guard Colonel 29 June 1945
Nikolai Markovich Onoprienko
Russian: Николай Маркович Онопченко
163rd Guards Fighter Aviation Regiment Guard Senior Lieutenant 15 May 1946
Beysen Ontaev
Russian: Бейсен Сеитович Онтаев
120th Infantry Regiment Red Army Man 30 October 1943
Dmitriy Onuprienko
Russian: Дмитрий Платонович Онуприенко
6th Guards Infantry Division Major General 16 October 1934
Yuri Onusaytis
Russian: Юрий Иосифович Онусайтис
95th Guards Infantry Regiment Guard Captain 24 March 1945
Grigoriy Onufrienko
Russian: Григорий Денисович Онуфриенко
129th Fighter Aviation Regiment Senior Lieutenant 12 April 1942
Mikhail Onuchin
Russian: Михаил Васильевич Онучин
3rd Guards Tank Army Guard Colonel 17 November 1943  Killed in action on 5 October 1943
Aleksandr Opalev
Russian: Александр Алексеевич Опалев
1052nd Infantry Regiment Red Army Man 31 May 1945  Killed in action on 3 February 1945 after suicide-attacking an approaching German tank with grenades
Aleksey Opalev
Russian: Алексей Константинович Опалев
29th Guards Infantry Regiment Guard Junior Sergeant 15 January 1944  Killed in action on
Vladimir Opalev
Russian: Владимир Никифорович Опалёв
622nd Assault Aviation Regiment Senior Lieutenant 13 April 1944
Ivan Opalev
Russian: Иван Васильевич Опалёв
40th Guards Separate Mortar Battalion Guard Major 24 March 1945
Aleksandr Oparin
Russian: Александр Яковлевич Опарин
191st Separate Motorized Rifle Regiment Major 20 September 1982  Killed in action on 17 May 1982
Aleksandr Oplachko
Russian: Александр Алексеевич Оплачко
955th Infantry Regiment Red Army Man 23 October 1943  Killed in action on 22 September 1943
Nikolai Oplesnin
Russian: Николай Васильевич Оплеснин
111th Rifle Division Junior Lieutenant 27 December 1941
Boris Oprokidnev
Russian: Борис Константинович Опрокиднев
511th Separate Reconnaissance Aviation Regiment Senior Lieutenant 15 May 1946  Killed in action on 2 April 1945
Nikolai Opryshko
Russian: Николай Александрович Опрышко
155th Guards Assault Aviation Regiment Guard Senior Lieutenant 27 June 1945
Konstantin Orgin
Russian: Константин Петрович Оргин
219th Infantry Regiment Junior Sergeant 5 October 1944
Ivan Oryol
Russian: Иван Яковлевич Орёл
40th Infantry Regiment Captain 25 September 1944  Killed in action on 22 September 1944
Stepan Oryol
Russian: Степан Фёдорович Орёл
1069th Infantry Regiment Red Army Man 13 May 1945
Aleksey Orekhov
Russian: Алексей Егорович Орехов
569th Infantry Regiment Red Army Man 23 October 1943
Vladimir Aleksandrovich Orekhov
Russian: Владимир Александрович Орехов
32nd Guards Fighter Regiment Guard Senior Lieutenant 1 May 1943
Vladimir Viktorovich Orekhov
Russian: Владимир Викторович Орехов
199th Motorized Rifle Regiment Junior Sergeant 31 July 1969
Ivan Orekhov
Russian: Иван Васильевич Орехов
307th Guards Infantry Regiment Red Army Guard 22 February 1944
Pyotr Orekhov
Russian: Пётр Иванович Орехов
125th Tank Battalion Major 10 January 1944
Sergey Orekhov
Russian: Сергей Яковлевич Орехов
1187th Anti-Tank Artillery Fighter Regiment Senior Lieutenant 24 March 1945
Trofim Orekhov
Russian: Трофим Филиппович Орехов
835th Infantry Regiment Junior Sergeant 23 October 1943  Went missing in action on October 1943 and presumed deceased
Sergey Oreshkov
Russian: Сергей Николаевич Орешков
124th Guards Infantry Regiment Guard Junior Lieutenant 20 December 1943  Killed in action on 16 August 1943
Nikolai Orishchenko
Russian: Николай Николаевич Орищенко
6th Guards Infantry Regiment Guard Junior Sergeant 16 May 1944
Aleksandr Mikhailovich Orlov
Russian: Александр Михайлович Орликов
44th Guards Tank Brigade Senior Lieutenant 27 February 1945  Killed in action on 2 March 1945
Aleksandr Ivanovich Orlov
Russian: Александр Иванович Орлов
5th Guards Fighter Aviation Regiment Guard Senior Lieutenant 27 June 1945
Aleksandr Ignatevich Orlov
Russian: Александр Игнатьевич Орлов
132nd Guards Artillery Regiment Guard Senior Lieutenant 31 May 1945
Vasiliy Orlov
Russian: Василий Фёдорович Орлов
6th Guards Mechanized Corps Guard Colonel 6 April 1945  Killed in action on 19 March 1945
Viktor Orlov
Russian: Виктор Николаевич Орлов
113th Guards Fighter Aviation Regiment Guard Captain 28 September 1943
Vitaliy Orlov
Russian: Виталий Дмитриевич Орлов
98th Separate Reconnaissance Aviation Regiment Senior Lieutenant 31 May 1945
Ivan Mikhailovich Orlov
Russian: Иван Михайлович Орлов
509th Infantry Regiment 236th Colonel 1 November 1943
Ivan Petrovich Orlov
Russian: Иван Петрович Орлов
743rd Infantry Regiment Red Army Man 24 March 1945
Konstantin Orlov
Russian: Константин Николаевич Орлов
31st High-Speed Bomber Aviation Regiment Captain 7 April 1940  Killed in action on 11 March 1940
Leonid Orlov
Russian: Леонид Александрович Орлов
70th Fighter Aviation Regiment Senior Lieutenant 29 September 1939
Mikhail Yegorovich Orlov
Russian: Михаил Егорович Орлов
848th Infantry Regiment Starshina 24 March 1945  Killed in action on 7 May 1944
Mikhail Ivanovich Orlov
Russian: Михаил Иванович Орлов
121st Guards Regiment of the 43rd Guards Latvian Rifle Division Guard Captain 24 March 1945  Killed in action on 3 August 1944
Mikhail Petrovich Orlov
Russian: Михаил Петрович Орлов
7th Guards Aviation Regiment Guard Major 29 June 1945
Mikhail Fyodorovich Orlov
Russian: Михаил Фёдорович Орлов
65th Tank Brigade of the 11th Tank Corps Senior Lieutenant 27 February 1945
Mikhail Yakovlevich Orlov
Russian: Михаил Яковлевич Орлов
336th Long-Range Bomber Aviation Regiment Captain 15 May 1946
Pavel Aleksandrovich Orlov
Russian: Павел Александрович Орлов
994th Infantry Regiment Staff Sergeant 10 April 1945  Killed in action on 18 January 1945
Pavel Ivanovich Orlov
Russian: Павел Иванович Орлов
2nd Guards Fighter Aviation Regiment Guard Captain 24 July 1945  Killed in action on 15 March 1943
Pyotr Orlov
Russian: Пётр Иванович Орлов
707th Assault Aviation Regiment Senior Lieutenant 18 August 1945  Killed in action on 3 April 1945
Timofey Orlov
Russian: Тимофей Николаевич Орлов
787th Infantry Regiment Major 3 June 1944  Killed in action on 26 December 1943
Fedot Orlov
Russian: Федот Никитович Орлов
21st Separate Heavy Bomber Aviation Squadron Captain 21 July 1942
Yakov Orlov
Russian: Яков Никифорович Орлов
11th Separate Reconnaissance Aviation Regiment Senior Lieutenant 23 February 1945
Konstantin Orlyanskiy
Russian: Константин Иванович Орловский
41st Tank Brigade Captain 24 March 1945  Killed in action on 22 July 1944
Pavel Orlyanskiy
Russian: Павел Иванович Орлянский
56th Engineer-Sapper Brigade Lieutenant 24 March 1945
Yefim Orokhovatskiy
Russian: Ефим Савельевич Ороховатский
26th Guards Airborne Regiment Guard Lieutenant Colonel 27 June 1945
Yegor Orsaev
Russian: Егор Орсаевич Орсаев
683rd Artillery Regiment Sergeant 10 April 1945
Nikolai Ortynskiy
Russian: Николай Игнатьевич Ортынский
321st Guards Anti-tank Fighter Artillery Regiment Guard Major 24 December 1943
Aleksandr Osadchiev
Russian: Александр Дмитриевич Осадчиев
43rd Fighter Aviation Regiment Major 15 May 1946
Aleksandr Osadchiy
Russian: Александр Петрович Осадчий
11th Guards Fighter Aviation Division Guard Major-General 27 June 1945
Aleksey Osadchiy
Russian: Алексей Антонович Осадчий
276th Guards Infantry Regiment Guard Captain 22 February 1944
Denis Osadchiy
Russian: Денис Матвеевич Осадчий
6th Guards Motorized Rifle Brigade Guard Colonel 28 April 1945  Killed in action on 14 October 1944
Semyon Osadchiy
Russian: Семён Кузьмич Осадчий
Tank platoon in the Spanish Civil War Lieutenant 31 December 1936
Dmitriy Osatyuk
Russian: Дмитрий Иванович Осатюк
549th Tank Battalion Lieutenant 10 February 1943
Nikolai Osiev
Russian: Николай Петрович Осиев
588th Infantry Regiment Senior Lieutenant 24 March 1945
Dmitriy Osin
Russian: Дмитрий Васильевич Осин
172nd Guards Infantry Regiment Guard Captain 24 March 1945
Nikolai Osin
Russian: Николай Архипович Осин
1646th Anti-tank Fighter Artillery Regiment Sergeant 23 September 1944  Killed in action on 3 October 1944
Ivan Osinnyi
Russian: Иван Иванович Осинный
433rd Infantry Regiment Red Army Man 24 March 1945
Aleksandr Stepanovich Osipenko
Russian: Александр Степанович Осипенко
Moscow Military District Air Forces Colonel 22 February 1939
Aleksandr Trofimovich Osipenko
Russian: Александр Трофимович Осипенко
301st Howitzer Artillery Regiment Lieutenant 11 April 1940  Killed in action on 27 March 1940
Ivan Osipenko
Russian: Иван Степанович Осипенко
436th Artillery Regiment Captain 10 April 1945  Killed in action on 31 January 1945
Leonid Osipenko
Russian: Леонид Гаврилович Осипенко
Commander of the first Soviet nuclear submarine - Project 627 "Kit" Captain 1st class 23 July 1959
Pyotr Osipenko
Russian: Пётр Дмитриевич Осипенко
Senior Researcher in Special Military Unit No. 45707 of the Ministry of Defense of the USSR Captain 1st class 21 December 1989
Polina Osipenko
Russian: Полина Денисовна Осипенко
Co-pilot of the ANT-37 "Rodina" Captain 2 November 1938
Aleksandr Arkhipovich Osipov
Russian: Александр Архипович Осипенко
229th Infantry Regiment Captain 16 October 1943
Aleksandr Mikhailovich Osipov
Russian: Александр Михайлович Осипов
569th Assault Aviation Regiment Captain 18 August 1945
Vasiliy Vasilyevich Osipov
Russian: Василий Васильевич Осипов
2nd Guards Bomber Aviation Regiment Guard Captain 29 June 1945
Vasiliy Ivanovich Osipov
Russian: Василий Иванович Осипов
310th Infantry Regiment Red Army Man 16 October 1943
Vasily Ivanovich Osipov
Russian: Василий Иванович Осипов
38th Tank Regiment Captain 4 June 1944  Killed in action on 6 January 1944
Vasiliy Nikolaevich Osipov
Russian: Василий Николаевич Осипов
81st Long-Range Aviation Regiment
5th Guards Aviation Regiment
Senior Lieutenant
Guard Captain
20 June 1942
13 March 1944
Twice Hero of the Soviet Union
Yevgeniy Osipov
Russian: Евгений Яковлевич Осипов
Commander of the “Щ-406” submarine Captain 3rd Class 23 October 1942
Ivan Osipov
Russian: Иван Иванович Осипов
91st Separate Engineer Battalion Lieutenant 3 June 1944  Killed in action on 28 September 1943
Ilya Osipov
Russian: Илья Тимофеевич Осипов
134th Separate Motorized Pontoon-and-Bridge Battalion Red Army Man 10 January 1944  Went missing in action in January 1944 and presumed dead
Kirill Osipov
Russian: Кирилл Никифорович Осипов
245th Hawitzer Artillery Regiment Commissar 15 August 1941
Mikhail Ivanovich Osipov
Russian: Михаил Иванович Осипов
37th Guards Infantry Regiment Guard Staff Sergeant 15 January 1944  Killed in action on 11 November 1943
Mikhail Ivanovich Osipov
Russian: Михаил Иванович Осипов
175th Guards Infantry Regiment Guard Lieutenant 20 December 1943
Mikhail Mikhailovich Osipov
Russian: Михаил Михайлович Осипов
8th Fighter Aviation Regiment Lieutenant 6 June 1942
Pavel Osipov
Russian: Павел Дмитриевич Осипов
384th Separate Marine Corps Battalion of the Black Sea Fleet Red Fleet Man 20 April 1945  Killed in action on 27 March 1944
Semyon Osipov
Russian: Семён Дмитриевич Осипов
20th Guards Mechanized Brigade Guard Captain 26 April 1944
Sergey Osipov
Russian: Сергей Александрович Осипов
Torpedo Brigade of the Baltic Fleet Lieutenant Captain 3 April 1942
Dmitriy Oskapenko
Russian: Дмитрий Ефимович Оскаленко
26th Fighter Aviation Regiment Senior Lieutenant 14 February 1943  Killed in action on 26 September 1942
Nikolai Oslikobskiy
Russian: Николай Сергеевич Осликовский
3rd Guards Cavalry Corps Lieutenant-General 29 May 1945
Pyotr Osminin
Russian: Пётр Ермолаевич Осминин
1452nd Self-Propelled Artillery Regiment Guard Starshina 24 March 1945
Aleksey Ostaev
Russian: Алексей Егорович Остаев
58th High-Speed Bomber Aviation Regiment Senior Lieutenant 21 March 1940
Andrey Ostapenko
Russian: Андрей Николаевич Остапенко
1292nd Infantry Regiment Red Army Man 3 June 1944
Dmitriy Ostapenko
Russian: Дмитрий Яковлевич Остапенко
10th Guards Infantry Brigade Guard Junior Sergeant 13 December 1942
Ivan Grigorievich Ostapenko
Russian: Иван Григорьевич Остапенко
1st Infantry Regiment Junior Sergeant 24 March 1945
Ivan Petrovich Ostapenko
Russian: Иван Петрович Остапенко
7th Guards Assault Aviation Regiment Guard Captain 23 February 1945
Iosif Ostapenko
Russian: Иосиф Васильевич Остапенко
859th Infantry Regiment Lieutenant 13 September 1944
Pavel Ostapenko
Russian: Павел Антонович Остапенко
958th Infantry Regiment Captain 28 April 1945  Killed in action on 1 January 1944
Stepan Ostapchenko
Russian: Степан Кузьмич Остапенко
131st Guards Artillery Regiment Guard Senior Lieutenant 22 February 1944  Killed in action on 30 October 1943
Nikolai Ostapchenko
Russian: Николай Васильевич Остапченко
117th Guards Infantry Regiment Guard Staff Sergeant 24 March 1945  Killed in action on 5 September 1944
Fyodor Ostashenko
Russian: Фёдор Афанасьевич Осташенко
25th Guards Infantry Corps Guard Major-General 28 April 1945
Sergey Ostashchenko
Russian: Сергей Михайлович Остащенко
1844th Anti-tank Fighter Artillery Regiment Junior Sergeant 26 October 1943
Ivan Ostroverkhov
Russian: Иван Григорьевич Островерхов
15th Motorized Rifle Brigade Major 13 September 1944
Nikolai Ostryakov
Russian: Николай Алексеевич Остряков
Commander of the Black Sea Fleet Air Force Major-General 14 June 1942  Killed in action on 24 April 1942
Demyan Osyka
Russian: Демьян Васильевич Осыка
46th Assault Aviation Regiment Captain 22 July 1944
Aleksandr Oskin
Russian: Александр Петрович Оськин
53rd Guards Tank Brigade Guard Junior Lieutenant 23 September 1944
Dmitriy Oskin
Russian: Дмитрий Павлович Оськин
523rd Fighter Aviation Regiment Major 13 November 1951
Zakhar Osyagin
Russian: Захар Маркелович Осягин
560th Artillery Regiment Sergeant 24 March 1945  Killed in action on 23 August 1944
Ivan Otmakhov
Russian: Иван Григорьевич Отмахов
342nd Infantry Regiment Lieutenant 29 June 1945  Killed in action on 23 April 1945
Asanbek Otorbaev
Russian: Асанбек Оторбаев
296th Infantry Regiment Junior Sergeant 10 April 1945
Pyotr Otroshko
Russian: Пётр Константинович Отрошко
132nd Infantry Regiment Sergeant 24 March 1945
Aleksey Otstavnov
Russian: Алексей Иванович Отставнов
77th Guards Separate Reconnaissance Company Junior Lieutenant 26 October 1943
Grigoriy Okhay
Russian: Григорий Ульянович Охай
523rd Fighter Aviation Regiment Captain 13 November 1951
Fyodor Okhlopkov
Russian: Фёдор Матвеевич Охлопков
259th Infantry Regiment Sergeant 6 May 1965
Nikolai Okhman
Russian: Николай Петрович Охман
34th Guards Motorized Rifle Brigade Guard Colonel 6 April 1945
Nikolai Okhrimenko
Russian: Николай Иосифович Охрименко
465th Infantry Regiment Sergeant 13 November 1943
Konstantin Otsimik
Russian: Константин Владимирович Оцимик
1628th Anti-tank Fighter Artillery Regiment Senior Lieutenant 27 June 1945
Vladimir Ochelenko
Russian: Владимир Николаевич Очеленко
384th Separate Marine Corps Battalion of the Black Sea Fleet Foreman 2nd Class 20 April 1945  Killed in action on 27 March 1944
Mikhail Ocheret
Russian: Михаил Иосифович Очерет
990th Infantry Regiment Corporal 31 May 1945  Killed in action on 8 February 1945
Ivan Ocheretko
Russian: Иван Данилович Очеретько
615th Infantry Regiment Senior Lieutenant 29 October 1943
Valeriy Ochirov
Russian: Валерий Николаевич Очиров
Soviet Forces in Afghanistan Lieutenant Colonel 21 February 1985
Ivan Oshmarin
Russian: Иван Константинович Ошмарин
148th Anti-Tank Division Staff Sergeant 16 October 1943  Killed in action on 24 July 1943
Andrey Oshchepkov
Russian: Андрей Иванович Ощепков
10th Guards Mechanized Brigade Guard Staff Sergeant 10 March 1944

Partisans[edit]

Name Area Date of award Notes
Anton Odukha
Russian: Антон Захарович Одуха
Khmelnytskyi resistance 7 August 1944
Vladimir Omelyanyuk
Russian: Владимир Степанович Омельянюк
Minsk underground newspaper 8 May 1965  Captured and executed 26 May 1942
Nikolai Orlov
Russian: Николай Сергеевич Орлов
Ukrainian partisan movement 2 May 1945
Kirill Orlovskiy
Russian: Кирилл Прокофьевич Орловский
Baranavichy partisan movement leader 20 September 1943
Mariya Osipova
Russian: Мария Борисовна Осипова
Minsk resistance 29 October 1943
Otomārs Oškalns
Russian: Отомар Петрович Ошкалнс
Latvian partisan brigade leader 28 June 1945
Fyodor Ozmitel
Russian: Фёдор Фёдорович Озмитель
Belarussian paramilitary partisan detachment 5 November 1944  Blew himself up with grenades to avoid capture after running out of ammunition while covering the retreat of his comrades

Test pilots[edit]

Name Date of award Aircraft tested
Fyodor Opadchiy
Russian: Фёдор Фёдорович Опадчий
7 February 1957 Tested various aircraft including the Tu-2, Tu-14, Tu-70, and Tu-80.
Boris Orlov
Russian: Борис Антонович Орлов
11 October 1974 Tested various aircraft including the MiG-21, MiG-23, MiG-25R, MiG-27, MiG-29, and MiG-31M
Pyotr Ostapenko
Russian: Пётр Максимович Остапенко
26 April 1971 Tested various aircraft including the MiG-19, MiG-21, MiG-23, MiG-25, MiG-27, MiG-29,

Soviet Civilians[edit]

Name Date of award Field of study
Mikhail Ostpekin
Russian: Михаил Емельянович Острекин
6 December 1949 Head of the Arctic geophysics research institute in the North Sea

National Leaders[edit]

Name Date of award Role
Nikolai Ogarkov
Russian: Николай Васильевич Огарков
28 October 1977 Marshall of the Soviet Union

References[edit]

Shadov, Ivan (1988). Герой Советского Союза II, Любовь - Яшчук. Moscow: Voenizdat. ISBN 5203005362. OCLC 312615596.