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Korolev Ivan G.

( Hero of the Soviet Union)

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(10. 2. 1921 - 18. 8. 1981)

By Aurol Ivan G. - commander of the 69-th istribitelnogo Aviation Regiment (21 th Composite Air Division, the Southern Front), Lieutenant. Born February 10, 1921 in the village Lamkov now Uzlovsky district of Tula region. Russian. He graduated from the Moscow College 1 course from the engine management and flying club.

In the Army from 1939. In 1939 graduated from Borisoglebsk Air Force Pilot School. He served in line units the Air Force.

In Private World War II from June 1941 to the post of commander of the 69 Fighter Regiment (Southern Front). On the outskirts of Odessa, June 22, 1941 shot down a Nazi bomber. Also participated in a ground attack enemy columns. When ground attack airfields in Baden and Selzach 21 fighter aircraft were destroyed and several enemy bombers, out of commission half crews. By September, 1941 carried out 129 sorties, including 76 БT  to attack, in air battles down 3 enemy aircraft.

. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union with the award of the Order of Lenin and medal "Gold Star" Ivan Georgievich Queen awarded on Feb. 10, 1942.

. Since August 1942 fought at Stalingrad in the 9 th Guards Fighter Aviation Regiment
. In one battle, defending our attack planes from the four enemy fighters, shot down one of them, but himself, seriously wounded and burned, was forced to land his plane. Heal wounds, returned to part. Participated in battles near Rostov, in the Donbas and Crimea, in the capture of Koenigsberg and Berlin. Finished the war as deputy commander of the regiment. Altogether during the war has made more than 500 combat missions (of which more than 200 ground troops to attack the enemy), in air battles personally shot down 18 and the group of 11 enemy aircraft, 19 more destroyed on the ground.

. In 1950 he graduated from the Higher Officers tactical flight training in 1957 БT  Air Force Academy (now БT  Gagarin)
. Since 1959, Colonel Korolev IG БT  in stock.

F ill in Moscow. He worked at a research institute of technology and production organization. Died Aug. 18, 1981. He was buried in Moscow, Khimki cemetery.

. He was awarded the Order of Lenin, 2 orders of the Red Banner, Order of the Patriotic War, 1 st degree, Red Star and medals.

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