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USSR, A newspaper article in "Zarya" concerning Meer Benjaminovitz Elkin.

Yad Vashem

Yad Vashem

The headline reads: "He fought to go out to battle".
In June 1941, Meir Elkin, son of Benjamin, was a Sergeant in the Russian army, and served as a tank commander. He fought and was killed in the battle over the fortress at Brest Litowsk. He received a medal of distinction.

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  • Title: USSR, A newspaper article in "Zarya" concerning Meer Benjaminovitz Elkin.
  • Location: Brest Litowsk,Poland
  • Subject Keywords: Jewish soldiers , Uniforms , Portraits , Soviet soldiers
  • Origin: Brest Litowsk Archive
  • Name of submitter: Bela Kirshner
  • Credit: Yad Vashem
  • Collection: Yad Vashem Photo Archive
  • Archival signature: 4992/46

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