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Damba Zodbicb ZHALSARAEV

Buryat poet

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”.