(23. 3. 1908 - 29. 4. 1983)
A yapidevsky Anatoliy - legendary aviator, Hero of the Soviet Union Á•¬ 1. Born March 23, 1908 in the village Beloglinskaya (now ÁT s White Clay Krasnodar Territory). Russian. He spent his childhood in the town of Yeisk. He worked as an assistant in the smithy, a student locksmith, minder, assistant to the driver and butter factory.
In the army since 1926. In 1927 he graduated from the Leningrad military-theoretical school Air Force in 1928 ÁT Sevastopol School of Marine Pilots. He served in the military drill of the Baltic Fleet, then ÁT instructor pilot in Yeiskoe school marine pilots. Since 1933 ÁT in stock.
He worked as a pilot in the Far East managing GVF. In 1934 took part in the rescue Chelyuskinites. Carried out 29 search operations in a blizzard and in bad weather before March 5, 1934, having found their camp, landed on an ice floe and brought out 12 people ÁT 10 women and 2 children.
. W and courage and bravery shown during the rescue Chelyuskinites, April 20, 1934 awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union
. In November 1939, with the presentation of medals Gold Star Á• Á•L, he was given the Star of Hero of the Soviet Union Á•¬ 1.
ÁT Since 1935 the army again. In 1939 he graduated from the Air Force Academy named after NE Zhukovsky. Since 1939 ÁT Deputy Chief of the Inspectorate NCAP, director of aviation plant Á•¬ 156 (at the Central Airport).
. In Private World War II: from September 1942 to September 1943 ÁT deputy commander of the Air Force 19, Army, chief of field repair 7 th Air Force (Karelian Front)
. In 1943 again the director of aviation plant. After the war, worked as a chief controller of the State Control Committee of the USSR, the Deputy Minister of Aviation, Director of Aviation Plant. Since 1961, Major General Aviation Liapidevskii AV. ÁT in stock.
Lived in Moscow. He worked as deputy chief engineer of the experimental plant. Died April 29, 1983. He was buried in Moscow, the Novodevichy cemetery.
. Awarded 3 orders of Lenin, the Order of October Revolution, Red Banner, World War 1 st and 2 nd degree, Labor Red Banner, 2 orders of Red Star, Order of Honor Á• Á•L, with medals.
. Its named after a street in Moscow.
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Biography provided by A. Simonov