He was awarded a Medal for Combat Service in the summer of 1943 for treating for treating the wounded at Kursk! In the Summer of 1944 he earned an Order of the Red Star for saving 70 wounded soldiers, and saving a heavily wounded soldier from no man's land.
Chumak earned this Order of the Red Star for heroism treating wounded soldiers on the field of battle during the forcing of the Tisza River and in battles for the city of Miskolc, Hungary. He treated and carried to safety 31 wounded soldiers and officers and their weapons.Moreover, he continued to save lives on the battlefield. Despite being severely wounded himself. Condition is outstanding, as seen in the images!
Winner will be provided with full archival research (18 pages, including multiple award record cards, citations, and awarding decrees) unredacted and in color, in electronic format. Professional English translations of the record card, citation, and decree pertaining to this Red Star are available upon request. Exceptional and extremely rare award to an elite airborne combat medic! I will answer all coherent, respectful inquiries to the best of my ability.Please see my other listings. Lots of excellent Soviet medals! Many additional high quality pieces available that are not yet listed.