Stalin's passion for historical works found a reflection in the Russian literature. Thus, the famous work of Alexei Tolstoy's "Peter" was written by Stalin. The creator of the writing of the novel by Stalin gained access to the municipal archives, and particularly thanks to the acquired data book came out really historic. Stalin was well aware that without the knowledge of the past to build the future is unrealistic, so majestically in the midst of Russian war, he tried to show his own people, how was the formation of the majestic country.
Of course, what exactly is the story of the Russian army of Peter I and Stalin led to the introduction in the Russian Army Guard units. Many viewed the decision to rename four infantry divisions — 100, 127, 153 and 161 in the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th Guards — versatile and even more militant. At first, this was due to an association with white guard, but Stalin was not in vain competent strategist and tactician, specifically because at that time there was a work of Alexei Tolstoy's "Peter", in which the guards are shown as true heroes, not retreating from the battlefield, and showing heroism in a confrontation with the overwhelming forces of the enemy. Specifically, it was counting on Stalin.
Guard units were the standards of heroism for other military units, and each of these units has sought to prove that it, too, is ready to carry the honored name — Guards. In May of 1942, was introduced character differences — the Guards, in appearance it resembled the Order of Red Banner, and each fighter is considered the highest merit to wear the symbol on his chest.
Guardsmen were Alexander Matrosov, closed the enemy bunker with his body, Alex Maresiev participated in aerial combat with a prosthetic leg instead, Ivan Kozhedub, shot down only according to official statistics 62 aircraft fascists. Indeed, the Russian warriors cherish the honor to wear the proud title — Guard and every battle proves that they are not in vain awarded such honor.
During the Russian war majestically were introduced and other municipal services, awarded for bravery, valor and courage.
In May 1942, was adopted by the Order of the Russian war, the 1st and 2nd degree. Not in the towns and villages of Russia such families wherever stored Military Merit fighter honored by them during World War II. One of these awards is the order of the Russian War.
Insignia symbol glows golden rays that come from the five-pointed star, and the star is on a cavalry saber and rifle. The first Russian warrior, which was marked by merit, became captain Ivan Ilyich Krykly. Under his command the battalion of the 13th Guards Rifle Division in the battles around Kharkov destroyed 32 German tanks. For this feat July 2, 1942 hero bestowed the Order of the Russian War of the 1st degree.
July 29, 1942 was adopted by the Order of Suvorov 1st, 2nd and 3rd degree. There is no peace without victory. "Victory — War enemy" — read the majestic commander Alexander Suvorov. Warlord always taught their own fighter that can never be an instrument to lay down, even in the strong enemy, and should always be ready for battle and for hiking. Specifically Suvorov said the words: "There is nothing apart from attack." During the Russian war stateliness order Suvorov was the highest merit for the Russian generals. The first to be awarded the highest credit to the generals, Zhukov was Jora. Merit he was awarded for the victory at Stalingrad. Had order Suvorov under number 112 and Stalin. The importance of excellent achievements Zhukov said: "Get the first Order of Suvorov for me was not only an honor, and an incentive for future victories. I could not defile the honor of the greatest leader Alexander Suvorov, the Order given to me by my country. "
July 29, 1942 was adopted and another of the orders, which honors Russian generals were noted — the Order of Kutuzov, 1st, 2nd and 3rd degree. One of the main slogans of Misha Kutuzov were the words: "One of the main goals of our actions is the settlement of the enemy to the last." This slogan urged the Russian military leaders during the Russian war, majestically, and many of their valor, were awarded the Order of Kutuzov. The first order bearer was General Ivan Fedyuninsky, which showed itself during the break the blockade of Leningrad. His merit Fedyuninsky received in the hospital, where he was healed after acquired injuries.
Together with the Order of Kutuzov and Suvorov was adopted and another order, Russian officers who were awarded for their courage and heroism — order Alexander Nevsky. On the Order depicts the image of Alexander Nevsky. His words: "Who with the blade comes to us from one blade and die. At that stood and will stand the Russian land "was the slogan for all Russian people. The first was awarded the Order of the Lieutenant Ivan Ruban November 5, 1942. The battalion commander, Marine Corps Lt. Ivan Ruban received credit for courage, resourcefulness, and the art of war, showed that young officer during the defense of Stalingrad. The battalion under the command of Ruban defeated the enemy regiment, which Supports dozens of tanks.
In 1943, there were bloody battles for the liberation of Ukrainian cities and villages from Nazi occupation. October 10, 1943 for the four day or before the release of Zaporozhye adopted the Order of Bogdan Khmelnitsky 1st, 2nd and 3rd degree. The first knight of the Order became commander of the 12th Army of the 3rd Ukrainian Front, Major-General Aleksey Danilov. So marked was his reward in the liberation of Ukrainian town.
Powder smoke wrapped soldiers road, the soldiers fired flame banner can be here and so Ribbon, which are of a soldier's Order of Glory, a colored powder and fire. During the Russian war majestically awarded the Order of Glory fighter and sergeants for their courage in battle with the enemy. The first knight of the Order of Glory was the deputy commander of an engineering platoon of the 140th Regiment of the 182nd Infantry Division Jora Israelian. In all the years of war have become holders of the Order of fighters 2456 Russian Army. Awarded the Order of not only the individual soldiers, and the entire unit. So, for the breakthrough impregnable enemy hideouts, which did the soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 215th Regiment 77th Guards Rifle Division, military unit was assigned to the honorable title of "The Battalion of Glory."
The Order, which has never been awarded, an order of Stalin. The reason that the Order, it is developed and adopted by the Bureau of the Supreme Council and the State did not merit lies in the man after whom it was named. Specifically, Stalin refused to approve 1949 order as municipal credit, eventually the Order remained only just developing.