MATVEEV Yakov Ivanovich( Hero of the Soviet Union (14.IH.1945 g.).)
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Biography MATVEEV Yakov Ivanovich
(genus. 27.HII.1912, der. Kuznetsovka Viazemsky area).
In the Navy from 1932. Graduated Yeiskoe Naval Aviation School (1935). He served in the Black Sea and Pacific fronts. Member of the Soviet-Japanese War of 1945. Assistant Commander, 37 th Attack Aviation Regiment, the flight preparation of the 12-Attack Air Division of the Pacific Air Forces Front. Captain M. led radius Regiment, has caused a series of bombing attacks on enemy transport in the port Yuki (Unga, DPRK). 2 and drowned himself in the group 7 Transport. In 1952, Mr.. graduated from the Naval Academy. Major General Aviation M. from 1969. Retired. Lives in St. Petersburg. Honorary Citizen of Mr.. Vyazma (6.VI.1995 g.). He was awarded the Order of Lenin, 2 orders of the Red Banner, Order of the Patriotic War, 1-st degree, 2 orders of Red Star and medals.