General Sidor Kovpak, an uncommon bust in Silumin alloy of the famous partisan leader wearing parade uniform and full regalia.
5 ½" in height, 4 1/2" wide. The name of the general appears on the plinth. Known to be by prominent Soviet sculptor V. Sychev .
Having acquired considerable military experience during the Civil War, Sidor Kovpak led an ever-growing army of partisans operating behind the German front lines. From 1941 to 1943 in Russia, Ukraine and Byelorussia, his army liberated 39 cities and towns, derailed 62 supply trains, blew up 256 bridges, 92 warehouses, and hundreds of trucks and armored vehicles.
In the course of his career, Sidor Kovpak was awarded four Orders of Lenin, an Order of the Red Banner, a Bogdan Khmelnitsky 1st class, a Suvorov 1st class, plus multiple medals and a number of foreign orders.
Nice and uncommon bust of a famous partisan leader. One of the few partisans to achieve not just national but international fame.