Who is Yakov Vinichenko?
Drafted into the war in 1941. In 1945, served in the 107th rifle division that liberated Auschwitz. Finished the war as a commander of a machine-gun company. Has two serious and two minor wounds. Awarded the Order of the Patriotic War of the 1st degree, along with numerous medals.
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- Oct 18, 1925
on July 23, 2013
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