(1922 - 17. 11. 1941)
And Vans Alexey - shooter-scorer 52-th blizhnebombardirovochnogo Aviation Regiment (76 th Composite Air Division, Air Force 37, Army, South-Western Front), Sergeant. Born in 1922 in the village of Marino now Torzhkovskaya region Tver region in a peasant family. Russian. He lived in Novgorod, and then in Pskov. Graduated from high school. In the Red Army in 1940. He graduated from the 9 th Kharkov Military Aviation School for Pilots and pilot-observer.
Member of the Great Patriotic War from June 1941 Staff Sgt Ivanov AA. flew 16 sorties to destroy enemy personnel and equipment of the enemy. November 17, 1941 in the seventeenth time flew on a combat mission in the crew of the bomber Su-2. In the ensuing dogfight was fatally wounded, but continued to fight, and then aiming dropped bombs on enemy positions. When the plane landed at the airfield, Sergeant Ivanov was already dead. The commander of the regiment and division commander presented him to the Order of the Red Banner, but on Dec. 6 front commander, Marshal Timoshenko wrote in the introduction of resolutions: Б• worthy title of Hero of the Soviet Union Б•L.
. We kaz Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the attribution to him the title of Hero (posthumously) was signed on December 27, 1941.
. He was awarded the Order of Lenin
. Buried in the c. Deep Kamensky District, Rostov region.
Biography provided by AE Melnikov
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