(12. 2. 1917 - 10. 9. 1941)
With torozhakov Alexei Nikolaevich Deputy Squadron 154 th Fighter Regiment (39 th Fighter Division, Northern Front), Senior Lieutenant. Born February 12, 1917 in the village Kagalnik now Azov district of Rostov region in a peasant family. Russian. Member of the CPSU (b) since 1939. Graduated 5 classes for junior high school and school FZU. He worked at a shoe factory. In the Red Army from August 15, 1935. He graduated from the 7 th Stalingrad Military Aviation School of Pilots. He served in the Leningrad Military District Pilot. Member of the Soviet-Finnish war of 1939-1940 the. Great Patriotic War, the first day. 23 July 1941 at the approaches to Leningrad on I-16 rammed an enemy reconnaissance Hs-126. Landed the damaged plane. Storozhakov AN. to August 13, 1941 carried out 152 armed sorties, 25 air battles personally knocked on 8 and in group 3 enemy planes. September 10, 1941 in the station area Mga Leningrad region joined the battle with 9 fighters Me-109. Badly wounded, sent a burning plane in a column of enemy armored vehicles and thus died.
. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union Alexei Nikolayevich Storozhakova posthumously awarded on Jan. 16, 1942 for ground ramming.
. Awarded the Order of Lenin and 2 orders of the Red Banner
. The remains of the hero were found zaharoneny in 70-ies, Mikhail Markov. Later, at the site where the hero was set obelisk.
Biography provided by AE Melnikov
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. - Moscow: Military Publishing, 1980
2) Burov AV. Your heroes, Leningrad. - 2 ed, additional. - L.: Lenizdat, 1970
3) Heroes of the Soviet Union: A Brief Biographical Dictionary. V.2. M.: Voeniz.1988.
4) Winged warriors. - L.: Lenizdat, 1965
5) On the brink of possible. - 2 ed., Corr. and additional. - M.: "Limb", 1993.
6) They glorified home. Kn. 1. - Rostov-on-Don 1974