Smushkevitch was born in 1900. He fought in the war in Spain. He received a medal of honor in 1937. He fought in Mongolia,and received a second medal of honor in 1939. He was killed in 1942, during Stalin's rule. His name was cleared in 1953.
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Title: A photograph of Smushkevitch Yakov Vladimirovitch.
Subject Keywords: RKKA - Raboche-krestyanskaya Krasnaya Armiya
, Jewish soldiers in the Red Army
Origin: Bernstein Yafim Leibowitz
Name of submitter: Bernstein Yafim Leibowitz
Description: Appear in alphabetical order in an index.
Credit: Yad Vashem
Collection: Yad Vashem Photo Archive, Yad Vashem Photo Archive
Archival signature: 3762
Album number: FA247/3
Album item no: 75356
Album Title: Photographs of Jewish soldiers who served in the Soviet Army during WWII.