(20. 8. 1897 - 21. 4. 1983)
By rasovsky Stepan Akimovich - Commander of the 2-th Air Army - Colonel-General. Born on 20 (8 st.s.) in August 1897 in the village of the Deaf now Bykhov district, Mogilev region (Belarus). Russian. In the army since 1916. Participant 1-st World War, non-commissioned officer. He was chief of station. Member of the Civil War; aviamotorist, head of communications squadron (Eastern Front), the pilot-observer, the commissioner of aviation detachment (Caucasian Front). In 1927 he graduated from advanced training courses nachsostava Air Force in 1936 БT Air Force Engineering Academy named after NE Zhukovsky. Was in senior positions in the line units the Air Force.
. Since 1940 БT Head Krasnodar Military Aviation School, from 1941 БT assistant commander of the Air Force of the North Caucasus IN to military educational institutions
. From June 1941 БT Air Force commander of the North Caucasus IN.
In Private World War II from October 1941 to the post of commander of the Air Force 56, Army. From January 1942 the Air Force commander of the Bryansk Front. In May-October 1942 БT commander of 2 nd Air Force. In November 1942 appointed commander of the 17-th Air Army. March 1943 again commanded the 2 nd Air Force. Compounds under his command fought for the South, . Bryansk, . Southwestern, . Voronezh and 1 st Ukrainian fronts took part in the battles for Stalingrad and Rostov, . Battle of Kursk, . Dnieper crossing, . the liberation of Kiev, . Korsun-Shevchenko, . Lvov-Sandomierz, . Lower Silesian and Berlin operations.,
. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union and the Order of Lenin and medal "Gold Star" Stepan Akimovich Krasovsky conferred May 29, 1945 for his leadership and military units for displaying personal courage and heroism.,
. БT Since 1947, Far Eastern Air Force commander, IN
. In 1950-1952 БT deputy, the chief military adviser in China. БT Since 1952, Air Force commander of the Moscow IN, since 1953 БT North Caucasus IN. In 1956-1968 БT chief of the Air Force Academy (now БT Gagarin). In 1968-1970 БT in the Group of Inspectors General of the USSR Ministry of Defense. Member of the Central Auditing Commission CPSU in 1961, Б+T 66.
Lived in Moscow. Died April 21, 1983. Buried in the town of Monino, Moscow region.
Marshal of Aviation (1959). He was awarded the Order of Lenin 6, . Order of the October Revolution, . 4 Orders of the Red Banner, . Order of Suvorov 1 st and 2 nd degree, . Kutuzov 1-st degree, . Bogdan Khmelnitsky 1-st degree, . Red Star, . Б-= For Service to Motherland in the USSR Armed Forces Бv= 3rd degree, . medals, . foreign awards,
. Its named after a street in Voronezh.
Life in aviation. Minsk, 1976, etc.