(19. 1. 1919 - 13. 4. 1973)
F eoktistov Sergei Alekseevich - Commander of the Air Squadron 568 th Attack Aviation Regiment (231 th Assault aviotsionnaya Division, , . 5-th Air Army, . 2 Second Ukrainian Front), . Captain,
. Born January 19, 1919 in the city of Voronezh region Borisoglebsk now. Russian. Childhood and adolescence spent in Moscow. Graduated from the 7 classes. He worked as an apprentice lathe operator at the plant, then on the construction of underground. He graduated from the Aero Club. In the Soviet army from 1938. In 1940 graduated from Borisoglebsk Air Force Pilot School. He served in line units the Air Force.
Member of the Great Patriotic War the first war of zhnya Fighter Regiment (South-Western Front). The airfield was bombed on June 22, 1941. At the surviving aircraft pilots fought in the month. Then the regiment was reformed in the attack and joined the fighting on the distant approaches to Moscow. The spring of 1942 transferred to the North-Western Front, in the area Demyansk. Along with the ground attack ground targets shot down in aerial combat 4 bombers. Participated in the Battle of Stalingrad, then in the fighting on the territory of Belarus. February 26, 1943 was shot down by antiaircraft fire and made a forced landing on territory occupied by the enemy. Month fought in the 1 st Belorussian Partisan Brigade, from April 1943 once again in the Air. By September 1944 carried out 80 sorties to attack enemy troops and equipment. Destroyed in aerial combat 7 enemy planes. Altogether during the war has made 146 sorties and shot down 11 enemy planes.
. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union with the award of the Order of Lenin and medal "Gold Star" Feoktistov Sergei Alekseevich conferred May 15, 1946.
. In 1948 he graduated from the Higher Officers tactical flight refresher courses, in 1957 БT Air Force Academy (now БT Gagarin)
. He continued to serve in the Air Force. Since 1972, Colonel Feoktistov SA БT in stock.
Lived in Moscow. Died 13/04/1973. He was buried in Moscow, the Novodevichy cemetery.
. H agrazhden 2 orders of Lenin, 2 orders of the Red Banner, Order of Alexander Nevsky, World War 2-nd degree, 2 orders of Red Star and medals.
Biography provided by A. Simonov