(22. 8. 1918 - 17. 8. 1977)
In LADIMIR Egorovich Kabanov, Guard lieutenant, senior pilot 7-Guards Attack Air Sevastopol Order, Lenin Shelves. August 22, 1918 in d. Most Zhuravka Arkadak District, Saratov Region. Russian. In the Red Army was called in 1939. He graduated from the Military Aviation School.
. From October 1943 until the victory over Germany in World War II fought in the 4-th Air Army, carrying out combat missions for the Voice Independent Coastal Army, North Caucasus, 4-th Ukrainian, 2-Byelorussian Fronts
. He participated in the liberation of the Taman peninsula, the Crimea, Byelorussia, Poland, defeating the enemy in Germany. For military distinction and impeccable service in the Soviet Army awarded two Orders of Red Banner (1944-2), . Order of the Patriotic War, 1 st degree (1944), . Red Star (1944), . medals "For Military Merit" (1949), . "For the Defense of the Caucasus", . "For the liberation of Warsaw and two other medals.,
. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union with the award of the Order of Lenin and medal "Gold Star" Vladimir Kabanov Yegorovich awarded on Feb. 23, 1945 for 114 combat missions in the Il-2, . causing great damage to the enemy and for displaying valor and courage.,
. Fter the war VE
. Kabanov Reserve Major, has lived and worked in Mr.. Krasnodar. Died Aug. 17, 1977.
From the first days of stay at the front, Vladimir Kabanov showed himself a brave and courageous pilot. Thorough knowledge of the material, excellent steering technique, precision-bombing assault against the enemy brought him a deserved authority. The regiment Kabanov was one of the best pilots, as evidenced by many examples of warfare.
January 22, 1944 Our intelligence revealed congestion of trains at the station Vladislavovka-seven wells. These trains were ordered to strike, but the weather was non-flying. Lead clouds are hovering above the ground, walked a fine rain, visibility did not exceed kilometers. Under these conditions, combat mission could be performed only at low level flight. Command decided whom to send to this difficult and dangerous task, and chose Kabanova.
We took off a pair. Kabanov was leading. Over enemy positions in the region of Kerch, heavily saturated with anti-aircraft artillery, have been safely. In such bad weather the Germans did not expect our aircraft and were unable to open on time on them aimed fire.
Two kilometers from Vladislavovka Kabanov discovered standing on the railroad tracks troop train. In the head and tail of the talk of anti-aircraft guns. The pilots dropped on train anti-aircraft bombs (PTAB), fired his gun and machine gun fire. Was hit by a locomotive, 12 cars set on fire ...
Kabanov walked along the road toward the station seven wells. Five kilometers from her stood the enemy's second echelon. Kabanov on the move attacked him and set fire to 5 Wagons. Continuing to fly at low altitude, the pilots in the vicinity of the station was attacked a third train, set fire to four cars, one of whom had ammunition. The fire was accompanied by strong explosions.
. For excellent performance of combat missions Lieutenant Kabanov was announced thanks to Commander 4-th Air Army.
. Five days later, on 27 January, four Ilyushin took off to attack enemy tanks in the area Having mowed-Fountain
. Kabanov led a group under the clouds at a height of 300 meters in the zone of flak. Skillfully maneuvering, pilots made two passes and went to third. At this time, a fragment of an anti-aircraft shell hit the oil cooler, and the plane caught fire Kabanova. Despite this, the pilot proshturmoval purpose and only then took a course at your airfield.
. Over 114 sorties Kabanov destroyed 19 tanks, 12 field artillery batteries, 17 anti-aircraft points, 58 cars, 2 trains, 3 crossings over the river, 60 carts, 5 stores and up to 100 Nazis.
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