Vladimir Alafuzov

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Vladimir Antonovich Alafuzov (Russian: Влади́мир Анто́нович Алафу́зов; 17 June 1901, Riga – 30 May 1966, Leningrad) was a Soviet admiral and Order of Ushakov recipient, which he received on 8 November 1944.[1] He joined the Russian Navy at the age of 17 and graduated from the Naval Academy by 1932.[2]


  1. ^ "Vladimir Antonovich Alafuzov". World War II Awards. Retrieved 29 July 2013.
  2. ^ Tobias R. Philbin (1994). The Lure of Neptune: German-Soviet Naval Collaboration and Ambitions, 1919-1941. University of South Carolina Press. p. 61. ISBN 0-87249-992-8.