(11. 2. 1918 - 28. 6. 1944)
Mr. Aram Michael A. Senior airman 32-th Guards Fighter Aviation Regiment (210 th Fighter Division, . 1 st Fighter Air Corps, . 3rd Air Army, . Kalinin Front) Guard lieutenant,
. Born February 11, 1918 in the village Vlasivka now Ichnyanskiy region Chernigov region in a peasant family. Ukrainetz. Member of the CPSU (b) since 1942. In 1934 he graduated from the 7 classes and postkpil in Kiev elektrotehnikum. He worked as a mechanic telephone and telegraph station, studied in flying club. In the Red Army since 1938. In 1939, together with his brothers Nicholas and Victor graduated from the 8 th Odessa aviation school pilots named PD Osipenko. On the distribution sent to the Moscow Military District.
In the army from June 1941. He fought at Moscow, then to the South and South-Western Fronts. Pilot 434 th Fighter Regiment (North-Western Front) Lieutenant Garam MA. in early September 1941 together with his brother Victor in a dogfight with 9 Me-109 shot down two of them. Wounded on the damaged plane pulled across the front line and landed on its airfield.
September 26 in the five Yak-1 flew to attack enemy airfield. The raid was a surprise and our airmen on the ground were able to destroy 16 enemy aircraft. 4 of them - on account Garam. On the way back they met the 10 Me-109 and entered with them into battle. In battle Garam down 3 "Messerschmitt". His plane was damaged, and he himself was wounded, but not out of the battle. When ammunition ran out, he struck the tail rotor on the Me-109. He rolled over and went down steeply. Garam led his Yak at the airfield and landed, then lost consciousness.
After the hospital returned to his regiment. He fought at Stalingrad, along with his brother Nicholas.
. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union with the award of the Order of Lenin and medal "Gold Star" Mikhail Aleksandrovich Garam awarded on Feb. 22, 1943 for 185 combat sorties and shot down 13 enemy planes.
. Awarded 2 orders of Lenin, the Order of the Red Banner, World War 1 degree, a medal.
. All during the war, made 213 sorties
. In air battles personally shot down 19 and in Group 3 enemy aircraft. In an air battle in the Smolensk region Izubry the Major Garam was seriously wounded.
I wound up on June 28, 1944. Buried in the village of Arrow Mosalskiy district of Kaluga Region. In his native village of the bust of Hero. His name is given to the streets in several villages Ichnyanskiy Area. Of the four brothers from the war only one.
Biography provided by AE Melnikov
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