HARD Alexander( Hero of the Soviet Union (5.HI.1944 g.).)
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Biography HARD Alexander
(genus. 29.VIII.1918, der. Lyapin, now Gagarin district).
In the Red Army from 1938. Graduated Yeiskoe Naval Aviation School. Since the beginning of the Great Patriotic War on the front. Commander of the 5 th Guards mine-torpedo Aviation Regiment 1 st mine and torpedo aircraft division of the Black Sea Fleet Air Guard Lt. M. by May 1944. made 161 sorties, destroyed 10 transports, sank a patrol boat, a tanker, 5 barges, knocked out 10 tanks, burned 2 aircraft on the ground. After the war he continued service in the Navy Air Force. He graduated from the Air Force Academy (1954). Since 1971. Colonel M. in stock. He was awarded the Order of Lenin, two Orders of Red Banner, Order of Nakhimova 2-nd degree, World War 1-st degree, two Orders of Red Star and medals. Lives in Moscow.