Polish Cross of Valour medal with ribbon and preliminary award document, 6.75 x 5.5 in., to Red Army soldier Ivan Biryukov for heroic actions and brave behavior in the fight against the German invader. Issued 26. June(?), 1946. The obverse bears the words ‘NA POLU CHWALY’ (‘ON THE FIELD OF GLORY’), the reverse bears the word ‘WALECZNYM (‘TO THE VALIANT’), and the date ‘1944’.