(13. 5. 1917 - 26. 8. 1946)
M urashkin James A. Squadron 111 th Guards Fighter Aviation Regiment (10 th Guards Fighter Division, . 10 th Fighter Aviation Corps, . 2-Air Army, . 1-st Ukrainian Front) Guard Captain,
. Born May 13, 1917 in the village of Great Michkas now Nizhnelomovskogo region Penza region in a peasant family. Russian. Member of the CPSU since 1944. Graduated 9 classes. In the Red Army in 1936. In 1939 he graduated from the 1-S Kachin Red Banner military aviation school pilots the AF Myasnikov.
. In Private World War II from June 1941.
. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union and the Order of Lenin and medal "Gold Star" Yakov Andreyevich Murashkin awarded on Feb. 23, 1945 for 214 sorties, 40 air battles, and personally shot down 16 enemy aircraft.
. The war ended in Prague
. All made 230 sorties, shot down 18 enemy aircraft in person.
After the war he continued to serve in the Air Force. He was awarded the Order of Lenin, 2 orders of the Red Banner, Order of Alexander Nevsky, World War 1 degree, medals.
Mr. Vardi Major Murashkin died in a plane crash on Aug. 26, 1946. His bust installed in his native village.
Biography provided by AE Melnikov
Sources: 1) Boykov rm
. On the main directions. - Moscow: Military Publishing, 1984.
2) The heroes and exploits. - Kn. 4. - Moscow: Military Publishing, 1966.
3) Heroes of the Soviet Union: A Brief Biographical Dictionary. V.2. M.: Voeniz.1988.
4) KIA VI. Sons of Russia. - M., 1985.