Russia. Sydir Kovpak – one of the partisan leaders of the Ukrainian Communist resistance movement during the World War II. Illustrated Envelop with special cancellation

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Sydir Kovpak – one of the partisan leaders of the Ukrainian Communist resistance movement during the World War II.

Illustrated Envelop with special cancellation

Description Sydir Artemovych Kovpak (June 7, 1887 – December 11, 1967) was a one of the partisan leaders of the Ukrainian Communist resistance movement during the World War II.

Born: June 7, 1887, Kharkov Governorate, Ukraine, Russian Empire

Died: December 11, 1967, Kiev, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union

Years of service: 1914–1925, 1941–1945

Rank:  Major-General

Commands held: Putyvl partisans and allied partisan units and 1st Ukrainian Partisan Division

Battles/wars: world War I, Russian Civil War, World War II

Awards:          Hero of the Soviet Union (twice)

Cross of St. George (3rd, 4th Class)

Medal of St. George (3rd, 4th Class)

Order of Lenin (4 times)

Order of Bogdan Khmelnitsky, 1st Class

Order of Suvorov, 2nd Class

Order of the Red Banner

Medal “Partisan of the Patriotic War”, 1st class

Other work: various top positions in government of Soviet Ukraine

Type Illustrated Envelop with special cancellation “100 years anniversary of the birth”
Condition: Good
Edges/Corners Fine
Used/Unused Cancellation, Kiev, 07.06.1987

Registered, Cancellation, Kiev, 07.06.1987

Published by/for: Ministry of Communications, 1987

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