Pilyutov Pyotr Andreyevich( Hero of the Soviet Union)
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Pilyutov Pyotr Andreyevich
Born on 23.12.1906 in der. Luchin now Rogachev district, Gomel region. family farmer. Russian. Member of the CPSU from 1939. He graduated from junior high school. Since 1924 - a working steel mill in g. Asha, Chelyabinsk Region. In the Soviet Army from 1928. He graduated from military school of aviation technicians in 1932, Kachin Military Pilot School in 1935. Participant salvation chelyuskiitsev in 1934, fighting at Lake. Hassan in 1938, the Soviet-Finnish War, 1939-40.
On the Great Patriotic War from June 1941. Deputy commander of the 154 th Fighter Regiment (39 th Fighter Division, 13th Air Army, Leningrad Front) Pilyutov captain in a dogfight 17.12.41 at Lake. Ladoga with 6 enemy fighters shot down 2 enemy aircraft and, despite the injuries, was able to land the damaged plane. By this time, made 170 sorties. In the air battles he personally shot down 6 and in the Group 4 enemy planes. The title of Hero of the Soviet Union conferred 10.02.43. Altogether during the war, shot down 17 enemy planes.
After the war he continued service in the army. Since 1955, Colonel Pilyutov - in stock. Lived and worked in Leningrad. Awarded 4 orders of Lenin, 4 orders of the Red Banner, Order of the Patriotic War of 1 degree, 2 orders of Red Star and medals. Died 24.3.1960. G. Asha's name is Park, and in Leningrad - the street.