Pyotr Bochek

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Pyotr Semyonovich Bochek (Russian: Пётр Семёнович Бочек) (born 1925) was a junior lieutenant of the Soviet Army during the Great Patriotic War and a Hero of the Soviet Union.[1]

He was born in the Obrazhiivka village, Ukraine. He was drafted in November 1943 and on active war duty since January 1944. He was awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union (Gold Star Medal No. 5867) on March 24, 1945 for heroism during the crossing of the Vistula River.[1]

He was also awarded the Order of Lenin (comes with the Hero title), Order of the Great Patriotic War, Order of Glory, and several medals.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Pyotr Bochek". Герои страны ("Heroes of the Country") (in Russian).