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Damba Zodbicb ZHALSARAEV

Damba ZHALSARAEV, USSR Buryat poet. Badge of Honor, 1959.

Background

  • ZHALSARAEV, Damba was born in 1925 in village Zaigraevo, Buryat Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic.

  • Career

    • 1943 drafted into Red Army. Served as officer in frontier units. Much of his verse published in Army newspapers.

      1947 began contributing to newspapers “Buryat-Mongoloy Unen”, “Buryat-Mongolskaya pravda” and fiction anthology “Baykal”.
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