(22. 12. 1919)
Mr. Peter A. nido Squadron 13th Fighter Regiment (201 th Fighter Division, 2 nd Composite Air Corps, 8 th Air Army, the Southern Front), Lieutenant
. Born December 22, 1919 in the village Starodonskaya beam current Berezovsky district of Odessa region in a peasant family. Ukrainetz. Member of the CPSU since 1942. In 1937 graduated from Odessa Medical College. He worked as chief of medical service. In the Red Army in 1940. In the same year he graduated from the Stalingrad Military Aviation School.
On the Great Patriotic War from its first day. Pilot 248 th Fighter Regiment (Air Force 56 separate Army, the Southern Front) Gnido P.A. in an air battle on Dec. 12, 1941 on I-16 fighters, expending all ammunition, ramming enemy aircraft.
. In 1942, fought in the La-5.
. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union with the award of the Order of Lenin and medal "Gold Star" Pyotr Andreyevich Gnido awarded May 1, 1943 for 206 combat vyletovov, . 43 air battles 14 personally and 7 in the group sityh enemy aircraft.,
. Altogether during the war shot down in person 34 and grupe 6 enemy aircraft.
. Fter the war he continued service in the Air Force
. In 1952 he graduated from the Air Force Academy in 1960 - the Military Academy of the General Staff. Since 1975, Major General Aviation Gnido - in stock. He lives in Odessa. He worked as chairman of the regional trade union committee of repair and building trust. He was awarded the Order of Lenin, . 4 Orders of the Red Banner, . Order of Alexander Nevsky, . Red Banner of Labor, . 2 orders of the Patriotic War 1 degree, . 3 Orders of Red Star, . Order "For Service to the Motherland in the Armed Forces" 3 degrees, . medals.,
Biography provided by AE Melnikov
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4) exploit in the name of life. - Odessa, 1984
5) Chernousov SI. In the sky the Don. - Rostov-on-Don: Rostov kn. ed., 1974