(4. 2. 1920 - 4. 3. 1986)
B alyasnikov Alexey Squadron 181 th Guards Fighter Aviation Regiment (15 th Guards Fighter Division, . 10 th Fighter Aviation Corps, . 8-th Air Army, . 4-th Ukrainian Front) Guard Captain,
. Born Feb. 4, 1920 in the village now Novikovo Staroyurevskogo region Tambov region in a peasant family. Member of the CPSU since 1951. Russian. He graduated from junior high school and school FZU riverine. Worked as steering a passenger ship of the Moscow River Shipping Company. In the Red Army from 1939. Graduated from the 2-S Borisoglebsk Red Banner Military Aviation Pilot School Chkalov in 1939.
. In Private World War II from June 1941.
. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union with the award of the Order of Lenin and medal "Gold Star" Alexei Ivanovich Balyasnikova awarded on Feb. 23, 1945 for 580 combat sorties, . 145 air battles, . 16 personally, and 5 in the group shot down enemy planes destroyed, and 8 balloons-spotters.,
. One of the best scouts fighter Guard Captain Alex Balyasnikov, by the end of the war has made 620 sorties (507 of them - to explore), conducted 148 air battles, which shot down 28 aircraft in person and 8 in the group with his friends
. The war ended in Prague.
From December 1945 - in stock. He worked as a pilot in the hydrometeorological in GVF. Then there was the deputy. Director Malin Forestry Engineering College Zhytomyr region. In recent years he lived lived in Kiev. He was awarded the Order of Lenin, 2 orders of the Red Banner, 2 orders of the Patriotic War of 1 degree, medals.
. In steps 4 March 1986.
Biography provided by AE Melnikov
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3) Heroes of the Soviet Union: A Brief Biographical Dictionary. V.1. M.: Voeniz.1987.
4) Jagodina BA. Gold Stars riverine. - M., 1981.