(25. 1. 1901 - 8. 7. 1951)
P Yazan Vassily - Commander of the 1-Attack Air Corps. Born January 25, 1901 in the village of Great Kozino (now ÁT Balakhna in the city of Nizhny Novgorod Region). Russian. In 1916 he graduated from primary school. In the army since 1920. He worked in the Nizhnii Novgorod provincial military commissariat. In 1924 he graduated from the Communist University of the Sverdlov, was the instructor of the political divisions. In 1927 he graduated from Borisoglebsk Air Force Pilot School. He served in line units air. ÁT Since 1930, the Assistant Chief of the Office of Air Force. In 1931 he graduated from advanced training courses at the Air Force Academy named after NE Zhukovsky, in 1935, its operational ÁT Faculty. Was commander and commissar aviation brigade. Since 1939 ÁT in the teaching profession in the BBA Zhukovsky.
. Member of the Soviet-Finnish war of 1939-1940.
. Since 1940 ÁT Head of the Training Division Air Force Academy (now ÁT Gagarin).
. Member of the Great Patriotic War from 1941
. He held the post of deputy commander of the Air Force 5-Army (1941), commander of the 76 th Air Division (1941-1942), commander of the maneuver of the Air Force in South-Western Front, and 2-nd Fighter Air Army (1942). From September 1942 the commander ÁT 1-Attack Air Corps. Parts under his command fought in the South-Western, Southern, Kalinin, northwest, Voronezh and Steppe Fronts, they excelled in defeat Demyansk beachhead in the battle of Kursk, actively supported the ground troops as they crossed the Dnieper.
. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union and the Order of Lenin and medal "Gold Star" Golubkov Ryazanov awarded on Feb. 22, 1944 for the successful conduct of military units and for displaying personal courage and heroism.,
. In February 1944 the building was transformed into 1-Guards Ground Attack Air Corps (2 nd and 1 st Ukrainian Front)
. In January 1945, Corps distinguished themselves in battle at the turn of the Vistula River and with the defeat of Czestochowa, Radom enemy.
January 2, 1945 VG Ryazanov. second Hero of the Soviet Union for the successful conduct of military units and for displaying personal courage and heroism.
After the war he continued service in command positions in the Air Force, commander of Air Force. Lived in Kiev. Died July 8, 1951. He was buried in Kiev at Lukyanovskaya military cemetery.
. Awarded 2 orders of Lenin, 3 orders of the Red Banner Order of Bogdan Khmelnitsky 1-st degree, Suvorova 2 nd degree, Red Star and medals, and foreign awards.
Biography provided by A. Simonov