VASILIEV Anatoly( Hero of the Soviet Union (26.H.1944 g.))
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Biography VASILIEV Anatoly
(3.VII.1919, der. Zakharovo Gzhatsk County, now Gagarin district - 13.II.1978, g. Evpatoria, Crimea).
In the Red Army since 1940. Graduated Chkalovskoye Military Aviation School (1942). Member of the Great Patriotic War in July 1942. Squadron 198 th Attack Aviation Regiment, 233rd Attack Air Division 4-th Air Army 2-nd Russian Front. Captain In. by August 1944. made 106 sorties, destroyed several tanks and assault guns, 8 trains, 10 planes on the ground and 1 in the air, 15 artillery batteries. After the war he continued service in the Air Force. He graduated from the Air Force Academy (1955). Since 1959, Mr.. Colonel. - In stock.
He was awarded the Order of Lenin, 2 orders of the Red Banner, Order of Suvorov 3rd degree, Alexander Nevsky, World War 1-st degree, Red Star and medals.