(14. 8. 1923)
By onstantin Ya Malin, Guard second lieutenant, senior pilot 175-Guards Ground Attack Aircraft of the Red Banner Order of Suvorov Slutsky of the regiment, was born August 14, 1923 in a. Malakhovka Ozinskogo district of Saratov region. Russian. Initial education in the seven years of school. In 1944 he graduated from the Orenburg Air Force Academy.
From June 1944 until the victory over Germany in the Great Patriotic War, fought against the Nazi invaders in the 16-th Air Army in the 1 st Belorussian Front. For military distinctions awarded two Orders of Red Banner (1944, 1945), Order of the Patriotic War, 2 nd Steppes (1945), Red Star (1944), medals "For the capture of Berlin", "For the liberation of Warsaw and two other medals.
. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union and the Order of Lenin and the Gold Star Medal "awarded to Konstantin Yakovlevich Raspberries May 15, 1946 for the 106 successful bombing assault against the enemy and for displaying courage and bravery.,
. In 1947, Lieutenant K.YA
. Malin on health grounds was dismissed from the Soviet Army. In 1957, after graduating from two-year course, graduated goods manager. Lived in g. Uralsk, worked as supervisor-inspector.
With howling first sortie Malin fired June 24, 1944 at Bobruisk. With strong opposition fighters and antiaircraft artillery, he attacked four goal and destroyed two vehicles with the Nazis. And three days later took part in a massed attack our aircraft surrounded by enemy troops and received a commendation from the Chief Marshal of Aviation AA. Novikov.
. Later Malin took part in the breakthrough to the west of Kovel, forcing the Western Bug, the liberation of Poland and the Berlin offensive.
. July 19, 1944 in the area Adamchuk Malin declined to strafing and shooting at point-blank Nazis, retreating under the blows of our troops
. 25 minutes of attack, he destroyed 4 cars, 2 vehicles and up to two dozen soldiers and officers.
In the Old Brudino and write the 13 September 1944 Malin, risking their lives, entered into combat with enemy anti-aircraft battery. Good ball, he broke one gun and silenced the rest, ensuring the squadron combat-capable.
Was especially successful sortie Malina October 19, 1944. In the region of Plock (Poland) direct hit from a bomb he detonated a large ammunition depot. A pillar of smoke from the ensuing fire rose to a height of over 600 meters. The commander of the transmitted radio thanks to the brave pilot.
Combat sorties Malin often performed in difficult conditions: snow, low clouds, in fog, rain. For example, January 19, 1945, fulfilling the task of exploration of the enemy in a blizzard began. Malin found in the vicinity of r. Szadek (west of Lodz) column of 400 vehicles of the enemy. Dropped to 40 - 50 meters, he siege cannon and machine guns set fire to 8 cars with soldiers. There were traffic congestion. Came to the rescue storm troopers completed the rout of the enemy convoys.
In the last days of the war itself Malin has led to the battle group of storm troopers. Once in the area Kiistrin six IL-2 under his command, despite the heavy fire antiaircraft artillery, made five visits to the goal and the Germans inflicted great damage. For excellent performance of combat missions all the pilots who participated in this operation, received thanks from the commander of the army.
. Results for battle, . account Malina 9 tanks destroyed, . 119 cars, . 68 field guns and antiaircraft artillery, . 9 mortars, . 62 vehicles with different weights, . 14 firing points, . 4 rail cars, . 2 warehouses with ammunition and fuel and more than 700 Nazis.
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