(18. 2. 1919 - 30. 9. 1985)
In asil Alexei Alexandrovich Deputy Squadron 340 th Aviation Regiment, long-range (4-th Guards Air Corps, 18 Air Army), Lieutenant. Born February 18, 1919 in the village Starodvore now the Lomonosov district, Leningrad region in a peasant family. Russian. Member of the CPSU (b) since 1940. Finished 7 classes, worked Polishers for machine-tool plant in Leningrad. In the Red Army from 1939. Graduated from the Saratov military pilots flying school in 1941.
Member of the Great Patriotic War from June 1941. April 24, 1942 AA Vasiliev. over Leningrad rammed an enemy plane. By December 1944, made 260 sorties, 237 of them at night.
. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union with the award of the Order of Lenin and medal "Gold Star" Alexei Alexandrovich Vasiliev was awarded June 29, 1945.
. Member of the Soviet-Japanese War of 1945.
. Fter the war he continued service in the Air Force
. In 1949 he graduated from the Higher Officers tactical flight training. Since 1979, Colonel Vasilyev - in stock. Lived and worked in Moscow. Awarded 2 orders of Lenin, 2 orders of the Red Banner, Order of the Patriotic War of 1 degree, 2 orders of Red Star and medals.
. Died Sept. 30, 1985.
Biography provided by AE Melnikov
. 1) The immortal feats
. - Moscow: Military Publishing, 1980
2) Heroes of the Soviet Union: A Brief Biographical Dictionary. V.1. M.: Voeniz.1987.
3) On the brink of possible. - 2 ed., Corr. and additional. - M.: "Limb", 1993.