(15. 6. 1920 - 19. 2. 1945)
On the gier eagle Alexander - Squadron 569 th Attack Aviation Regiment (199 th Attack Air Division, 4 th Attack Air Corps, 4 th Air Army, 2 nd Belorussian Front) Captain
. Born July 15, 1920 in the village Yamskoy Posad (now in the city Alatyr Chuvashia) in a peasant family. Russian. Member of the CPSU (b) since 1943. Graduated from the 7 classes. He worked as a dispatcher and studied at Alatyrskij flying club. In the Red Army since 1938. In 1940 he graduated from the Military Aviation School Engels. Since July 1940 Б+T pilot reconnaissance th Aviation Regiment. In January 1941, aims instructor pilot in the Odessa military aviation school pilots. In October 1942 he was appointed commander of the link.
The Great Patriotic War from August 1943. He participated in battles at the Bryansk, 2 nd Baltic 1 st and 2 nd Byelorussian fronts. Captain Osipov п-.п°. made 83 sorties to attack enemy troops and military equipment of the enemy. In aerial combat shot down 2 enemy aircraft, one of them - battering ram. February 19, 1945 at the time of attack enemy targets in the area Grabau (Germany) in a dogfight with a numerically superior enemy killed.
. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union Alexander Osipov posthumously awarded on Aug. 18, 1945.
. He was awarded the Order of Lenin, 2 orders of the Red Banner, Order of Alexander Nevsky, medals.
. Its named after a street in the city of Sura and ship (1980)
. At the school building Б•¬ 5 in Alatyr a memorial plaque.
Biography provided by AE Melnikov
. 1) Heroes of the Soviet Union: A Brief Biographical Dictionary
. V.2. M.: Voeniz.1988.
2) On the brink of possible. - 2 ed., Corr. and additional. - M.: "Limb", 1993.
3) Our countrymen - Heroes of the Soviet Soyuza.-Cheboksary: Chuvash kn.izd., 1980
4) Memory of the soldier's heart. - Cheboksary: Chuvash kn.izd., 1980