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An authentic Order of the Red Star, Serial No. 3,054,121. This order has been researched and was awarded to Kolomoets, Aleksandr Mikhailovich as a catch-up award for actions taken in WWII. The citation for it reads as follows: 


On 20.04.1945, taking part in fierce battles to seize the village of Grunow, German, Comrade Kolomoets, under heavy enemy artillery and mortar fire, stealthily moved his machine gun to the right flank. Supporting a rifle company’s offensive with fire from the machine gun, he destroyed 1 enemy machine gun position and up to 14 German soldiers. In this battle, he was wounded and evacuated to the hospital. Comrade Kolomoets deserves the Government award the Order of the Red Star.


Condition is depicted accurately in photos. This is a heavily worn Red Star with soft details on the silver center medallion. 


Buyer will be emailed archival scans of researched documents, along with translations of the citation and award record card. 



The Order of the Red Star was awarded to soldiers of the Soviet Army, Navy, border and internal security forces, employees of the State Security Committee of the USSR, as well as NCOs and officers of the bodies of internal affairs; to units, warships, associations, enterprises, institutions and organizations; as well as to military personnel of foreign countries:

  • for personal courage and bravery in battle, for the excellent organization and leadership in combat that contributed to the success of our troops;
  • for successful operations of military units and formations which resulted in the enemy suffering considerable casualties or damage;
  • for outstanding service in ensuring public safety and the security of the State Border of the USSR;
  • for courage and valour displayed during the performance of military duties, or, in circumstances involving a risk to life;
  • for exemplary performance of special command tasks and other outstanding deeds committed in peacetime;
  • for great contribution in maintaining the high combat readiness of troops, excellent performance in combat and political training, in the mastery of new combat equipment and other services associated with strengthening the defensive might of the USSR;
  • for merit in the development of military science and technologies used in training of the Armed Forces of the USSR;
  • for merit in strengthening the defence capabilities of the socialist community.


Soviet Order of the Red Star (Serial No 3,054,121 *Researched - Machine Gunner)

SKU: SOV0158

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