Machine-gunner KADYSH. Kurland pocket, March 1945.

Please, meet private KADYSH Stanislav Stepanovich, 1915. A deputy squad leader of the 2nd rifle company, 975 rifle regiment, 270 rifle division, 2 Baltic front. In combat service since August 1944. Light facial wound in November 1944.

Citation:
In the offensive operation against an enemy fortified line near the village Azhi on 27 March 1945, comrade KADYSH decisively closed up with the enemy, despite heavy fire.
As a master machine-gunner, comrade KADYSH continuously fired on the move. His fire eliminated 4 enemy soldiers and dispersed an enemy platoon, which was attempting a counterattack and flacking our advancing platoon.
Being wounded, comrade KASDYSH remained with his machine-gun and with his powerful salvoes eliminated up to 6 Hitlerites.
For excellent performance in combat and achieved combat results, he deserves order Glory III class.
Commander of 975 rifle regiment
Guards Lt. Colonel /SOZONOV/

The combat diary of the 975RR states, that the opposing German force consisted of 1st battalion of 426 Grenadier-Regiment, 126. Infanterie-Division.

Combat diary of the 975RR for the day 27 March 1945.

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