Hero o the Soviet Union

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Hero of the Soviet Union
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Gowd Starn Medal o the Hero o the Soviet Union
Awarded by the  Soviet Union
Type Honorary title
Eligibility Soviet an foreign ceetizens
Awairdit for heroic feats in service tae the Soviet state an society
Status No langer awairdit
Statistics
Established Aprile 16, 1934
First awairdit Aprile 20, 1934
Last awairdit December 24, 1991
Tot awairdit 12,775
Precedence
Next (heicher) none
Next (lawer) Order o Lenin
Relatit Hero o the Roushie Federation

The title Hero o the Soviet Union (Roushie: Герой Советского Союза‎) wis the heichest distinction in the Soviet Union, awairdit personally or collectively for heroic feats in service tae the Soviet state an society.[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Prokhorov, Aleksandr Mikhaĭlovich (1982). Great Soviet Encyclopedia, Volume 6. New York: Macmillan. p. 594. OCLC 810278.