KORZUN Ivan Egorovich( Hero of the Soviet Union (24.VII.1943 g.).)
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Biography KORZUN Ivan Egorovich
(3.V.1915, g. LOTS (Dnepropetrovsk) in a working class family, who came to Ukraine from the Smolensk. Childhood and adolescence spent in the village. Akulinka now Pochinkovskogo district - 29.H.1966, Moscow).
Soviet military commander, Colonel-General Aviation. Graduated seven years in the pond, went to Moscow. Studied at the workers' school at the Moscow Engineering-Economic Institute. Member of the Great Patriotic War from June 1941. Squadron commander of the 40 th Bomber Aviation Regiment, Air Force Major to the Black Sea Front. By April 1943. made 191 sorties to bomb targets deep in the enemy rear. He started the war, Major, squadron commander, in March 1944. became commander of 13th Air Division, dive bombers, the Black Sea Fleet Air Force, Major General Aviation. After the war he graduated from the Military Academy of the General Staff. He headed the Northern Fleet Air Force, was then deputy commander of the Air Force Navy of the USSR. He was awarded the Order of Lenin, 4 orders of the Red Banner, Order of Nakhimov 1-st degree, Ushakova 2-nd degree, World War 1-st degree, Red Star and medals. He was buried at Novodevichy Cemetery, Mr.. Moscow.
Vol.: On the combat course: Notes officer aviation. - M., 1945.
Lit.: Heroes of the Soviet Union: A Brief Biographical Dictionary .- T. 1 .- M., 1987 .- With. 726; Vorobiev M.V. etc.. Smolyan - Heroes of the Soviet Union. - M., 1982. - P. 253-255; Belyaev I.N. In the Service of the Fatherland. Smolyan - captains, generals, admirals. - M., 1988. - P. 97-98.