Auction 102

Lot 63:

PYOTR KOSHEVOY MARSHAL OF THE SOVIET UNION

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(1904-1976) Soviet military commander and a Marshal of the Soviet Union. He was awarded the title of Hero of the Soviet Union twice, in 1944 for the taking of Mount Sapun during the Crimean Offensive and in 1945 for his part in the capture of Konigsberg. A New Year’s card addressed to Colonel-General Kharchenko: ‘Please accept my warmest congratulations on the upcoming new year. I sincerely wish you good health, great happiness, and new successes in your fruitful work for the benefit of our beloved homeland. Respectfully, Marshal of the Soviet Union, P. Koshevoy. December 30, 1968’. Signed and dated in black pen, 3 pages, 6.75 x 3.75 inches. Very good.

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