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Awarded Czechoslovaks units and soldiers in USSR
Order of Suvorov
Established: 29.07.1942 by Decree of the Presidium of the USSR Supreme Soviet.
Awarded to: commanders of Red Army for exceptional service in directing combat operations, outstanding leadership, organizational ability, and perseverance leading to decisive victory in battle.
Grades or repetitive conferment: order has three grades. 1st grade was awarded to front and army commanders and their staffs. 2nd grade to corps, division and brigade commanders and their staffs for planning a battle which, as a result of a suprise and decisive attack, lead to the destruction of a numerically superior enemy. 3rd grade to regimental commanders, their chiefs of staff, and battalion and company commanders.

Awarded Czechoslovak units: 0 + 2 + 0
[1943] 1st Czechoslovak independent brigade by 2nd grade - battle of Kiev
[05/1945] 1st Czechoslovak independent tank brigade by 2nd grade - battle of Ostrava

First awarded Czechoslovak in USSR:
1st Czechoslovak independent brigade and its commander colonel Svoboda by 2nd grade for combat and liberation of Kiev (03.-06.11.1943).
Awarded Czechoslovaks: 1 + 3 + 3
[1943] Svoboda Ludvík by 2nd grade - battle of Kiev
[24.02.1944] Přikryl Vladimír by 2nd grade
[10.08.1945] Svoboda Ludvík by 1st grade
[10.08.1945] Janko Vladimír by 2nd grade
[10.08.1945] 3 members of the 1st Czechoslovak army corps by 3rd grade for command merit: Buršík Josef, Knop Josef, Sedláček Franc
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A.V. Suvorov [1729-1800] - general in Russian-Turkish and Napoleons' wars.

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