(20. 2. 1916 - 11. 4. 1972)
M idov George Nikanorovich Squadron 123rd Fighter Regiment (the 7 th Fighter Aviation Corps, Leningrad Area Air Defense) Captain. Born February 20, 1916 in the village Tolmachevke now Korablino region Ryazan region in a peasant family. Russian. Member of the CPSU since 1941. He graduated from the 7 classes in the city of Kashira Moscow region and trade schools with school Kashira power. He worked as a fitter at a power. He graduated from the Aero Club in Ryazan. In the Red Army from March 4, 1936. In 1936 he graduated from the 3rd Orenburg Air Force Pilot School named Voroshilov. Participated in the liberation campaign of the Red Army in western Belarus in 1939.
In as much as World War II found the lieutenant Jews in 123-m fighter aviation regiment in the vicinity of Brest. June 22, 1941 in the first battle he shot down a bomber He-111. Second radius downed an enemy fighter. Then, in the regiment moved by Leningrad. November 30, headed managers joined the battle with 12 Ju-88 and 12 Me-109 over the Cape Osinovets. As a result, no single bomb fell on the port.
Captain Jews GN. by June 1942 has made 266 sorties to attack airfields and enemy troops, 40 combat aircraft shot down in person 8 and in the Group on 13 enemy planes. In December 1942, over Lake Ladoga blow right plane bomber rammed a fascist. Landed the damaged plane.
. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union with the award of the Order of Lenin and medal "Gold Star" George Nikanorovich Jews awarded February 14, 1943.
. In 1944, liberated the Baltic
. The war ended near Berlin. In August 1945, commander of the 401 th Fighter Regiment (297 th Fighter Division, Army Air Defense Transbaikalia) Major Jews participated in the defeat of the Kwantung Army. All made 366 sorties, 70 air battles killed 16 and in person in the group of 13 enemy aircraft.
Fter the war he continued to serve in the defense. He graduated from the Red Banner Air Force Academy. From 1957, colonel Jews - in stock. Lived in Moscow. Awarded the Order of Lenin, 5 orders of the Red Banner, Order of the Patriotic War 1 and 2 degrees, 2 orders of Red Star and medals.
F ill in Moscow. Died April 11, 1972 after a severe and prolonged illness. He is buried in Moscow on Vvedenskoye cemetery.
Biography provided by AE Melnikov
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