KOYNASH Vasily( Hero of the Soviet Union)
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Biography KOYNASH Vasily
Koynash Vasily - Military Commissioner Squadron 50 th Speed Bomber Regiment (18 th Aviation Brigade Air Force 7-Army), a senior political officer.
. Born in the city of Krivoy Rog (Ukraine, Dnipropetrovsk region.) In a working class family
. Ukrainetz. Member of the CPSU since 1931. Graduated from the 7 classes and trade schools with school locomotive repair works in Dnepropetrovsk. Worked tinsmith, instructor FZU, the head of a school for young workers.
In the Soviet Army from 1932. In 1934 he graduated from the military aviation school pilots and letnabov in Kharkov, in 1939 - course of military commissars.
Member of the Soviet-Finnish war of 1939 -40
. Military Commissar Squadron 50 th Speed Bomber Regiment (18 th Aviation Brigade Air Force 7 th Army) Senior Political Koynash completed 38 combat missions for the exploration and bombed strongholds and enemy positions, . accumulations of its troops and firepower,
March 1, 1940 in the performance of combat missions was shot down near the city of Viipuri (now Vyborg, Leningrad region), made a forced landing in enemy territory. Fought to the last bullet of the enemy were pressing, preferred death to captivity.
The title of Hero of the Soviet Union posthumously awarded March 23, 1940.
He was awarded the Order of Lenin.
He was buried in the city Sestroreck Leningrad region.