Yermachenkov Vasily( Soviet military commander, Colonel General of Aviation (1944).)
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Biography Yermachenkov Vasily
(1.IY.1906, pos. Temkin Smolensk region - 1963, Moscow)
In the Red Army from 1931 to 1947. and 1949. He graduated from military school pilots (1932), refresher courses at the Naval Academy (1941). Since 1932. pilot, the commander level, detachment, squadron of fighter aviation brigade in the Baltic and Pacific fleets, aircraft commander of the Baltic Fleet. During the Great Patriotic War, the deputy commander in 1942. Commander of the Air Force's Black Sea Fleet. After the war, Chief of Staff, Deputy Commander Naval Air Force, assistant commander of the Air Force, Deputy Chief of the Faculty of the Air Force Academy, Assistant Chief of Naval Air Defense, in 1956 - 61 years. Chief Naval Institute. He was awarded the Order of Lenin, two Orders of Red Banner, Order of Kutuzov 1-st degree. The first in the country awarded the Order of Ushakov 1-th degree, which was awarded twice, as well as the Order of Suvorov, of degree 2, Red Star and medals.
Lit.: Belyaev I.N. In the Service of the Fatherland. Smolyan - captains, generals, admirals, 1987.