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the Order of the Red Banner, № 530334, with document. USSR, 45 x 36.2 mm, 25.40 g. Awarded to the missile battalion’s chief of staff, Maj. Mikhail Voronov. At eight-six on the morning of May 1, 1960, a Russian SA-2 Guideline surface-to-air missile (SAM) fired by a battery of the Fifty-seventh Anti-Aircraft Rocket Brigade, commanded by Major Mikhail Voronov, shot down a CIA U-2 reconnaissance aircraft piloted by Francis Gary Powers deep inside Russia near the city of Sverdlovsk. Event: Captain Francis Gary Powers, flying Lockheed U-2C, 56–6693 left the US base in Peshawar, Pakistan, on a mission with the operation code word GRAND SLAM to overfly the Soviet Union, photographing targets including the ICBM sites at the Baikonur Cosmodrome and Plesetsk Cosmodrome, then land at Bodø in Norway. At the time, the USSR had six ICBM launch pads, two at Baikonur and four at Plesetsk. Mayak, then named Chelyabinsk-65, an important industrial center of plutonium processing, was an

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type: order
type: document
title: the Order of the Red Banner, № 530334. Awarded to the missile battalion’s chief of staff, Maj. Mikhail Voronov
country: USSR
period: 60ies of 20 cent.
dimensions: 45 x 36.2
weight: 25.40
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does this order has any research document? Ex: record card or award sheet?
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Documents scans are attached in item description.
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