(10. 3. 1917 - 30. 1. 1978)
B Hrithik Alexei Petrovich - Squadron 85-th Guards Fighter Aviation Regiment (6-th Guards Fighter Division, . 3rd Guards Fighter Aviation Corps, . 5-th Air Army, . 2-Second Ukrainian Front), Guard Captain,
. Born March 10, 1917 in the village Peshkov-Gretsovo now Yasnogorsk district of the Tula region in a peasant family. Russian. Member of the CPSU since 1942. Graduated 10 classes. In 1932 he moved to Moscow. He graduated from the school FZU. Worked in a watch factory assembler. In the Red Army since 1938. In 1940 he graduated from the 2-S Borisoglebsk Red Banner military aviation school pilots Chkalov.
Since the beginning of the Great Patriotic War in the army. First fought on I-16, then LaGG-3 and Yak-1. September 30, 1941 airman 11 Fighter Regiment (6-th Fighter Aviation Corps, Moscow air defense zone) Britikov A.P. the approaches to Moscow rammed Nazi aircraft. Results for Moscow made 210 sorties.
In August 1942, the regiment sent to Stalingrad. In November 1942 he was transferred to the 273rd Fighter Regiment (268 th Fighter Division, 8 th Air Army, South-Western Front). Later fought in the South and 1 st Ukrainian fronts. He was wounded three times, but each time returned to the system.
September 25, 1944 during a raid on the airfield off the bombs alone and joined the fighting since 9 Ju-87 and 9, FW-190. In the battle down 3 enemy aircraft. Then, together with a link appeared in time duty drove the enemy from the airport.
. Guard Captain Britikov to February 1945 made 492 sorties, he personally shot down 17 and in group 4 enemy aircraft.
. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union with the award of the Order of Lenin and medal "Gold Star" Alexei Petrovich Britikovu conferred May 15, 1946.
. The war ended in Czechoslovakia at the Yak-9
. All during the war, made 510 sorties, 78 air battles personally shot down 18 and in Group 5 aircraft.
Fter the war he continued service in the Air Force. In 1951 he graduated from the Military-Political Academy of the Lenin. He worked as a teacher in the Air Force Engineering Academy named after NE Zhukovsky. Ph.D. in History. Since 1972, Colonel Britikov - in stock. Lived in Moscow. He was awarded the Order of Lenin, 3 orders of the Red Banner, Order of Alexander Nevsky, World War 1 degree, the Red Star and medals.
. In measures 30 January 1978.
Biography provided by AE Melnikov
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