Drozdov Alexander( Major General Aviation.)
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Biography Drozdov Alexander
(genus. 15.III.1918, Roslavl, Smolensk region)
Winner of USSR State Prize (1976), "Honorable Radio Operator of the USSR". He graduated from the Leningrad Institute of Civil Aviation Engineers (1939), a volunteer went to the army. Member of the Soviet-Finnish War (1939-40).. After fighting seconded to the Air Force Engineering Academy. N.E. Zhukovsky, from which he graduated in 1941. In the air units fought on the Western, Bryansk, Stalingrad, South-West, 2 nd Baltic fronts. awarded two Orders of the Patriotic War, 1-st degree, two Orders of Red Star, three orders of Red Banner of Labor, the medal "For Courage" and others. In the postwar years contributed greatly to the creation and development of new aviation technology. Since 1980. retired.