Auction 102

Lot 50:

ALEKSEY SEMENOVICH ZHADOV

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(1901 – 1977) Soviet General, Hero of the Soviet Union, commanded the 66th Army, later renamed the 5th Guards Army for its bravery displayed at Stalingrad. Zhadov took part in the Battle of Moscow, Battle of Stalingrad, and the Battle of Kursk. A typed note addressed to Field Marshal VICTOR KHARCHENKO congratulating him with International Workers’ Day (May 1st) and the upcoming Victory Day (May 9). Original signature in blue ink, 3.25 x 5.25 inches, removed from an album, minor creases on the left edge.

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