(22. 2. 1922)
And Van P. Razin, a lieutenant, senior pilot 639 th Attack Aviation Regiment, was born February 22, 1922 in a. Bogorodskoe Volsky District, Saratov Region. Russian. After high school and flying club in May 1941 entered the Orenburg Air Force Academy.
. From May 1943 to victory over Germany in the Great Patriotic War, fought in the 3 and 17 air armies on the Kalinin, the 1 st Baltic and 3 rd Ukrainian fronts
. He participated in the liberation of Smolensk, Pskov and Vitebsk regions, Moldova, Romania, Bulgaria, Hungary, Yugoslavia, defeating the enemy on the territory of Austria. Seriously injured in 1943. For military distinction and impeccable service in the Soviet Army awarded two Orders of Red Banner (1945 - 2), . Order of the Patriotic War 1 and 2 nd degree (1944, . 1945), . two Orders of Red Star (1944, . 1956), . medals "For Military Merit" (1951), . "For the capture of Budapest", . "For the capture of Vienna" and four other medals.,
. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union with the award of the Order of Lenin and medal "Gold Star" Ivan Petrovich Razin awarded on Aug. 18, 1945 for 110 combat missions in the Il-2, . causing great damage to the enemy and for displaying valor and courage.,
. Fter the war п?.п?
. Razin - Major stock, lived and worked in Mr.. Krasnodar.
N a small railway station Sexton came echelons of the enemy with the troops. Command decided to attack aviation forces to withdraw from the station down, disrupt unload parts nazi. This task was entrusted to the 639 th Attack Aviation Regiment, which fought in the young pilot Ivan Razin, recently arrived in the part after the aviation school.
. At dawn on August 27, 1943 Group Il-2 up into the air and headed south-west
. When approaching the station planes were met by a dense antiaircraft fire of the enemy. More than a dozen medium-sized panels set barrage. Our pilots, skillfully using protivozenitny maneuver aggressively fought their way to the goal. At this time the station Sexton preparing for unloading two military echelon.
The Nazis attempted to divert trains from the station and thus weaken the force of impact of our "sludge". Razin decided to hurl a bomb at one of the trains began to move in an easterly direction. Dropped, he dropped a bomb on a locomotive. One of them landed in goal, blast the engine was thrown from the path. The train stopped. Razin made a second run and machine-gun fire set fire to two boxcars. In one of them began to burst shells. The Germans left the cars and ran to the woods. Meanwhile, other crews Ilyushin lit a few more cars and attacked a second echelon, which did not have time to leave the station.
During the third call by the car bomb exploded Razin. Blast plane abruptly thrown aside. Ragged pilot shrapnel ripped his leg. In the next moment the enemy anti-aircraft shell went through the tail of the aircraft, damaging the right half of the stabilizer. The car did not listen rudders, but Razin not depart from his comrades, and together with them from a height of strafing shot from cannons and machine guns running into the woods enemy infantry.
. Perfectly executing a combat mission, Razin "overstretched" heavily damaged car to its airport and safely landed.
. How best pilots, master of well-aimed blows at the enemy, Razin was assigned point goals - a tank car, DOT and other small-sized goal, to get in are very difficult
. Razin same for such purposes certainly beat. Altogether during the war, he dropped on the heads of the Nazis 35 tons of bombs, . spent $ 340 jets and 16 thousand 23-millimeter shells, . 64 thousand rounds of ammunition and destroyed 22 bunkers, . destroyed 11 tanks, . 18 guns, . 5 mortar batteries, . 22 vehicles and over 600 soldiers and officers.
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