Victor M. Mankiewicz( Hero of the Soviet Union (18.VIII.1945 g.).)
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Biography Victor M. Mankiewicz
(genus. 10.IV.1918, Smolensk).
In the Red Army from 1938. In 1939, Mr.. graduated from Borisoglebsk military pilots flying school (1939), in 1941. - Konotop military aviation school. Since May 1943. - At the front. Navigator 163rd Fighter Regiment, 336 th Fighter Division 2-First Baltic Front. Major M. By February 1945. made 182 sorties, 45 aircraft shot down 17 planes fighting the enemy. After the war he continued service in the Air Force. Since 1959, Mr.. Colonel M. in stock. He was awarded the Order of Lenin, 4 orders of the Red Banner, Order of Alexander Nevsky, World War 1-st degree, Red Star, Zhukova, medals. He lives in Kharkov.
Lit.: Heroes of the Soviet Union: A Brief Biographical Dictionary. -M., 1987. - T. 2 .- C. 35.