(6. 5. 1917 - 22. 7. 1948)
H echaev Vyacheslav Filippovich - Squadron 6-th separate Guards Ground Attack Air Regiment (3rd Air Army, 1 st Baltic Front) Guard Captain. Born May 6, 1917 in the village now Berezniki Elias district of the Ivanovo region in a peasant family. Russian. Member of the CPSU (b) since 1943. Graduated 9 years of secondary school. After the workers' school in Ivanovo, worked as a joiner at the furniture factory. Simultaneously, he studied at the Ivanovo Aeroclub. In the Red Army since 1938. In 1940 he graduated from the Orenburg Air Force School of. Voroshilov and sent to the instructor in the Aero Club of Ivanovo.
In 1942, newly drafted into the army. On the Great Patriotic War from March 1943. He fought at Smolensk. In October 1943, in the Dukhovshchina-Yartsevo its IL-2 was shot down, but Nechaev was able to bring it to their airfield and land. Soon he was appointed commander of the link. He participated in the liberation of Belarus and the Baltics.
Guard Captain Nechaev, VF. to October 1944 carried out 112 sorties. Conducted reconnaissance of enemy forces, attack the blows inflicted great losses in manpower and equipment. Delivering goods to Belarusian partisans. In the fighting was wounded twice. Not once flew a leading group of storm troopers. In the period from May to September 1944 the squadron under his command had made 477 successful combat missions.
. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union with the award of the Order of Lenin and medal "Gold Star" Vyacheslav Philipovich Nechayev awarded on Feb. 23, 1945.
. After the war he continued service in the Air Force
. Since 1946, the Guard Captain Nechaev - in stock. Lived and worked in Ivanovo. Died July 22, 1948.
. He was awarded the Order of Lenin, 2 orders of the Red Banner, Order of the Red Star, World War 1 degree, medals.
Special thanks for their help in preparing the biography:
. Gnezdovo Evnegiyu Nikolaevich
. Smolin EV
Biography provided by AE Melnikov
. 1) Heroes of the Soviet Union: A Brief Biographical Dictionary
. V.1. M.: Voeniz.1987.
2) feat. 3rd edition, Corr. and additional. Yaroslavl, 1980