(24. 4. 1918 - 13. 1. 1953)
With Liesen Leonti N. Squadron 15 Fighter Regiment (16 th Air Army, 1 st Belorussian Front) - Major. Born April 24, 1918 in the village Kuzmino now Kingisepp district of the Leningrad region in a working class family. Russian. Member of the CPSU since 1942. He graduated from the 7 classes, and then, in 1936, the school at Leningrad FZU Electrosila. Worked as a tool-maker. In the Red Army in 1937. In 1938 he graduated from the 2-S Borisoglebsk Red Banner Military Aviation Pilot School Chkalov VP
On the Great Patriotic War of April 7, 1943. He fought in the North Caucasus, South, 4 th Ukrainian fronts. January 23, 1944 in a dogfight at the La-5FN Captain Slug LN. suddenly attacked and shot down an enemy bomber He-111. Then on the front line rammed spotter FW-189. Landed by parachute.
Later fought on the 3 rd and 1 st Belorussian fronts. All during the war, made 269 sorties, shot down a person 21 (a battering ram) and in group 3 enemy planes.
. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union with the award of the Order of Lenin and medal "Gold Star" Leontiy N. Slug conferred May 15, 1946 for 222 sorties, . 19 personally, and 2 in the group shot down enemy planes and shown the courage and high flying skills.,
. Fter the war he continued service in the Air Force
. He was awarded the Order of Lenin, 3 orders of the Red Banner, Order of Alexander Nevsky and the World War 2 degrees, medals. January 13, 1953 Colonel Slug killed in a car accident. He was buried in St. Petersburg.
Biography provided by AE Melnikov
Sources: 1) The immortal feats
. - Moscow: Military Publishing, 1980
2) Heroes of the Soviet Union: A Brief Biographical Dictionary. V.2. M.: Voeniz.1988.
3) On the brink of possible. - 2 ed., Corr. and additional. - M.: "Limb", 1993.