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(1959) Karbyshev

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1972 NB. Discovered 1972 July 14 by L. V. Zhuravleva at Nauchnyj.

Named in honor of Dmitrij Michajlovich Karbyshev (1880–1945), Soviet military leader, hero of the Soviet Union, who had been taken prisoner at the beginning of the Great Patriotic War and was atrociously tortured to death by fascists at the extermination camp at Mauthausen. (M 4190)

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