(13. 3. 1922 - 27. 7. 1999)
By uzen Ivan Petrovich pilot 66-th Guards Fighter Aviation Regiment (4 th Guards Fighter Division, . 1-th Guards Fighter Aviation Corps, . 15-th Air Army, . Bryansk Front) Guard Lieutenant,
. Born March 13, 1922 in the village Tsarevschina now Moksha region Penza region in a peasant family. Russian. Member of the CPSU (b) since 1943. He graduated from high school in the city of Magnitogorsk in 1939. In the Red Army in 1940. He graduated from the 7 th Stalingrad Military Aviation School of Pilots in 1941.
On the Great Patriotic War in May 1942. Summer 1943 cousins п?.п?. in an air battle on the Kursk Bulge sent a burning plane on an enemy fighter. Anyone trying to get away from ramming attack coup, crashed into the ground. Landed by parachute.
. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union with the award of the Order of Lenin and medal "Gold Star" Ivan Petrovich Kuzenovu awarded on Sept. 28, 1943 for 70 sorties and shot down 11 enemy planes.
. After the war he continued to serve in the Air Force
. In 1946 he graduated from the Red Banner Air Force Academy in 1964 - the General Staff Academy. Last teaching. Since 1983, Major-General cousins - in stock. Lived and worked in Moscow. Died July 27, 1999.
. H agrazhden Orders of Lenin, Red Banner, 2 orders of the Patriotic War of 1 degree, Order of the Patriotic War, 2 degrees, the Red Star, "For Service to Motherland in the Armed Forces of the USSR" of 3 degrees, medals.
Biography provided by AE Melnikov
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2) Kostenko FA. Housing winged Guard. - M.: Venizdat, 1974
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4) victory in the name of peace. - Chelyabinsk: Yuzhno-Uralsk kn. ed., 1980.