(24. 9. 1916 - 5. 7. 1943)
With idorov Ivan Dmitrievich Squadron 92 Fighter Regiment (279 th Fighter Division, . 6-th Fighter Air Corps, . 16-th Air Army, . Central Front) Captain,
. Born September 24, 1916 in the village of Bright Yar (now c. Volgograd region) in a peasant family. Russian. Member of the CPSU (b) since 1941. Ros and studied in Stalingrad. Graduated from the 7 classes and school FZU. He worked as a fitter at the shipyard. In 1931 he joined the Young Communist League. In the Red Army from August 1, 1934. In 1937 he graduated from the 7 th Stalingrad Military Aviation School of Pilots. He served as a junior pilot, flight commander, deputy commander of Squadron 21 Fighter Regiment.
Member of the Great Patriotic War from June 1941. He flew LaGG-3. Captain Sidorov I.D. by July 1943 made 400 sorties, 130 combat aircraft shot down in person 16 and in a group battle 7 enemy aircraft.
. July 5, 1943, covering the military formations of ground troops, in a dogfight with 4 enemy planes shot down a fighter bomber and 2
. But his plane was shot down. At the burning of La-5 fighter rammed a third. Bailed out, but burned out straps and the captain was killed Sidorov. He was awarded the Order of Lenin, 2 orders of the Red Banner, Order of the Patriotic War of 1 degree, foreign orders.
. W tion of Hero of the Soviet Union Ivan Dmitrievich Sidorov conferred posthumously on Sept. 2, 1943.
. P Ohorona in a mass grave in the village square log Ponyrovskogo Kursk region
. In Volgograd, the name of Hero named street, where a memorial plaque.
Biography provided by AE Melnikov
. 1) Rotor - Garo Soviet Union
. - Volgograd: 1968
2) Heroes of the Soviet Union: A Brief Biographical Dictionary. V.2. M.: Voeniz.1988.
3) The hero of the air rams. - M., 1980
4) On the brink of possible. - 2 ed., Corr. and additional. - M.: "Limb", 1993.