(10. 8. 1916 - 25. 7. 1986)
By obyletsky Ivan Ivanovich - Deputy Commander of the 53rd Guards Fighter Aviation Regiment (1 Guards Fighter Division, . 16-th Air Army, . 1 st Belorussian Front), the Major,
. Born August 10, 1916 in the city Birzula (now Kotovsk Odessa area) in a working class family. Ukrainetz. Member of the CPSU (b) since 1941. Graduated from the 7 classes, school FZU. He worked as an assistant engineer. In the Red Army in 1936. In 1938 he graduated from the Orenburg Air Force Pilot School. Participated in the national liberation war of the Chinese people against Japanese invaders.
Member of the Great Patriotic War from June 1941. He fought in the South-West, Don, Central, Belorussian fronts.
. Deputy Commander Squadron 43rd Fighter Regiment (220 th Fighter Division, 8 th Air Army, South-Eastern Front) Lieutenant Kobyletska I.I
. in an air battle on Aug. 16, 1942 at his airfield near Stalingrad on the plane Yak-1 fighter rammed an enemy. Landed at the airfield.
. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union with the award of the Order of Lenin and medal "Gold Star" Ivan Ivanovich Kobyletska conferred May 15, 1946 over 451 combat sortie, . 94 combat aircraft, 15 in person and in the group shot down 9 enemy planes.,
. Since September 1948, Lieutenant Colonel Kobyletska - Retired sickness
. Lived in Kiev. He worked as a fitter-lekalschikom, senior master control engineer. Died July 25, 1986.
. Awarded 2 orders of Lenin, 2 orders of the Red Banner, Order of Alexander Nevsky, World War 1 degree, the Red Star and medals.
Biography provided by AE Melnikov
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6) Rudenko SI. Wings of Victory. - Moscow: International Relations, 1985