(6. 1. 1919 - 2. 9. 1944)
A vdeev Nikolay navigator Squadron 8 Guards Aviation Regiment (8 Guards Air Division, 2 nd Guards Air Corps, AFLRO) Guard Captain. January 6, 1919 in the village Olegovka now Kokpektinsky district of Semipalatinsk region in a working class family. Russian. Member of the CPSU since 1941. In 1937 he graduated from high school in the city of Orsk, Orenburg region in the Soviet Army in 1938. In 1940 he graduated from Kharkov voennnoe aviation school, he served as navigator long-range bomber.
. From October 1942 on the front of long-range aircraft, carrying out combat missions on all fronts and in the rear of the enemy at Stalingrad, Central, South-West, 1-m Ukrainian, 1 st, 2 nd, 3 rd Belorussian fronts
. By March 1944, the Guard Captain Avdeev performed 201 successful sortie to bomb military and industrial facilities in the rear protivnikaka, accumulations of his troops.
. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union with the award of the Order of Lenin and the Gold Star medal Avdeev Nikolay was awarded on Aug. 19, 1944.
. He was awarded the Order of Lenin, 2 orders of the Red Banner, medals.
. I wound up on September 2, 1944
. He was buried in Kiev. His name is carved on one of the granite slabs in Kiev park of Eternal Glory. At the school building Б•¬ 10 in the city of Orsk a memorial plaque, one of the streets named after him.
As from that described the Avdeeva former navigator Squadron Guard Col. VF. Roschenko:
"Lieutenant Nikolay Avdeev arrived in our 8-Guards regiment of long-range fall of 1942, in the days of heavy fighting at Stalingrad. In the very first night sorties, he proved himself as a navigator, who is able to accurately display the aircraft at the target and accurately hit their. Soon he began to trust the most responsible job.
. November 2, 1942 crew, consisting of a navigator Avdeev, received a combat mission to bomb an airfield in the area Tatsinskaya, where there was a high concentration of transport and combat aircraft of the enemy
. Weather conditions along the route were complicated. On the approach to target the powerful searchlights blinded pilots. Nazis opened anti-aircraft fire. Around the solid shells exploding. The car abruptly thrown - got one of them. But Lt. Avdeev brought smolet the target and dropped bombs. Despite the damage to the engine, the crew still have lasted up to their airfield. The photographs showed a large number of enemy planes destroyed.
For effective engagement of targets and displaying bravery and skill of Lieutenant Avdeeva awarded the Order of the Red Banner. Soon he was appointed navigator eskdrili. He is not only the flying, but also trained navigators, passing them to his military experience and skill.
. Guard Captain Avdeev was bombing technology and manpower of the enemy at Orel and Kursk, Belgorod and Kharkov, Poltava, and Kiev, Roslavlev and Vitebsk
. The daring navigator, led a heavy bomber and a distant raid deep into the rear of the enemy, the Nazis bombed military facilities in Poland, East Prussia.
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