(6. 1. 1923 - 10. 8. 1943)
D obrodetsky Anatoliy Pilot 297 th Fighter Regiment (302 th Fighter Division, . 4 th Fighter Air Corps, . 5-th Air Army, . Steppe Front) Lieutenant,
. Born January 6, 1923 in Kharkov in the family working. Russian. In 1940 he graduated from the school Б•¬ 3 and the Aero Club in Kharkov. In the Red Army in 1940. In 1942 he graduated from Chuguivska military aviation school pilots.
H as the Great Patriotic War from June 1943. Total made 27 sorties. In 11 air battles personally shot down 3 and in Group 8 enemy aircraft.
15 July 1943 at Kursk in a group of La-5 under the command of F. he found a group of German fighters. The enemy did not take part in the battle, tried to escape. Our rushed to dogonku. Covering his commander, Dobrodetsky noticed a couple jumped out of the clouds of fighters Me-109 and rushed to the attack. He tore across the path and opened fire. German ducked the queue and tried to rush to hit the lead. To prevent this, Dobrodetsky decided to ram. When an enemy aircraft was nearby, he dovernul left and struck the wing. German fighter aircraft fell into a tailspin and crashed to the ground. Dobrodetski lined his damaged aircraft safely and brought him to their base.
. August 10, 1943 at 11.00 flew wingman for lieutenant Borysenko in a group of 10 fighters to provide cover for ground troops in the area of Kharkov
. At the front line of our pilots have discovered 18 enemy bombers Ju-88, accompanied by fighter Me-109. Group support linked fighters battle. Dobrodetsky in the shock group attacked the bombers. Together with his lead, he shot down one "Junkers", then the second. At this time came another 8 Me-109. Bitter dogfight. Covering his lead, Dobrodetsky beat off one attack after another. After 40 minutes the battle for our fighters were running out of ammunition and fuel. When another pair of "Messerschmitt" went on the attack, Dobrodetsky unfolded his La-5 to meet them. The distance between the aircraft rapidly decreased. At the moment the German turned his poosledny. At this point Dobrodetsky opened fire and shot down an enemy. At this time, another Me-109 aircraft attacked a lieutenant Kucherenko. I warned him about this on the radio, Dobrodetsky rushed to the aid. Catching the enemy in sight, he opened fire, but the bullets only lasted a short burst. Then Dobrodetsky rammed. Having full throttle, he whole mass of his La-5 hit the "Messerschmitt". Both aircraft exploded in the air. In this battle, our pilots write to your accounts 22 downed aircraft.
. W tion of Hero of the Soviet Union Anatoly Vasilyevich Dobrodetskomu conferred posthumously on Feb. 4, 1944.
. H agrazhden Order of Lenin
. Order of the Minister of Defense of the USSR of December 29, 1956 ever enrolled in the lists of the 3rd Squadron of the regiment in which he fought (at that time 179 guards Transylvania). The park houses a garrison officers in Kharkov is a monument to the Hero. His name was named one of the city streets.
Biography provided by AE Melnikov
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