(23. 10. 1904 - 6. 5. 1981)
With Daredevil Vladimir Alexandrovich - Commander 17 th Air Force, Colonel-General Aviation. Born October 23, 1904 in the village Nizhnedneprovsk (now БT in the city Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine) in a working class family. Ukrainetz. He worked at the factory in Zaporizhia.
In the army since 1925. In 1927 he graduated from the military-technical school of the Air Force, in 1929 БT Air Force Pilot School in 1933 БT refresher courses commanders at the Air Force Academy named after NE Zhukovsky. In 1933-1937 he served in Mongolia, was an instructor and advisor to the commander of the aviation brigade, commanded by Air Force Soviet Air Force. In 1939 he graduated from the 2 courses of the Military Academy named after MV Frunze.
. Member of the fighting on the Khalkhin Goal in 1939 and the Soviet-Finnish war of 1939-1940.
. In Private World War II from August 1941 as commander of 4 th Long-Range Air Corps
. Then the commander of the Air Force 51, Army (August-October 1941), the Air Force Volga Military District (1941-1942), 1-m bomber air corps (September 1942-March 1943). March 1943 БT Commander 17 th Air Force. Compounds under his command fought for the South, . Northwestern, . Bryansk, . Voronezh, . West, . Volkhov, . Leningrad, . Kalinin, . South-West and 3 rd Ukrainian fronts took part in breaking the blockade of Leningrad, . Battle of Kursk, . release Donbass, . Ukraine, . Iasi-Kishinev operation, . in the liberation of Bulgaria, . Yugoslavia, . Hungary, . Austria, . Czechoslovakia.,
. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union and the Order of Lenin and medal "Gold Star" Vladimir Aleksandrovich Sudtsu awarded April 28, 1945 for his leadership and military units for displaying personal courage and heroism.,
. In 1946-1949 БT БT Chief of General Staff Deputy Commander Air
. In 1950 he graduated from the Military Academy of the General Staff. In 1955-1962 БT commander of long-range aviation. In 1962-1966 БT Commander of Air Defense Forces БT Deputy Minister of Defense of the USSR. БT Since 1966, the Group of Inspectors General of the USSR Ministry of Defense.
Lived in Moscow. Died May 6, 1981. He was buried in Moscow, the Novodevichy cemetery.
Marshal of Aviation (1955). The People's Hero of Yugoslavia (1964), Hero of the MPR (1971). Awarded 4 orders of Lenin, Order of the October Revolution, 5 orders of the Red Banner, Order of Suvorov 1 st and 2 nd degree, 1-Kutuzov, First Class, Red Star, Б-= For Service to Motherland in the USSR Armed Forces Бv= 3rd degrees, medals, foreign awards. Honorary Citizen of Zaporozhye and Tiraspol. His name was given Stavropol Higher Military School of Pilots and Navigators.
Biography provided by A. Simonov