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Tsyrendashi Dorzhiev
File:Soviet Sniper Tsyrendashi Dorzhiev (June 1942).jpg
Native name Цырендаши Ринчинович Доржиев
Born 1912
Died January 3, 1943(1943-01-03) (aged Error: Need valid year, month, day)
Place of birth Barai Adag, Buryatia, Russian Empire
Place of death Novgorod Oblast, USSR
Allegiance  Soviet Union
Service/branch Soviet Army
Years of service 1941-1943
Rank Sergeant
Unit Northwestern Front, USSR
Awards Order of Lenin — 1943 Order of Lenin, Medal "For Courage"

Tsyrendashi Dorzhiev (Russian: Цырендаши Доржиев; 1912 - January 3, 1943) was a Soviet sniper.

Tsyrendashi Dorzhiev fought in World War II. He destroyed 297 German soldiers and shot down a German plane.[1] Dorzhiev fought on the Northwestern Front. He was awarded the Order of Lenin and Medal "For Courage"

Tsyrendashi Dorzhiev was born in Buryatia (Russia) in 1912. He was an ethnic Buryat.[2] His father was a Siberian hunter, and taught his son to shoot accurately.

He voluntarily went to war in August 1941.

Dorzhiev died of his wounds on Jan. 3, 1943.


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