In a 1942 Soviet war poster by Viktor Ivanov reading "Forward! To the West!", a sailor of the Soviet Navy (Военно-Морской Флот, seen on his cap-ribbon) carrying a semi-automatic rifle and a grenade calls to liberate Western Russia from the Nazi invaders.
Israel Ilyich Fisanovich (November 1914 - September was a Soviet Navy submarine commander and Hero of the Soviet Union. He died when his submarine the former HMS Sunfish was sunk in a friendly fire incident.