Ptukhin Evgeniy Savich( Military leader, Lieutenant General Aviation, Hero of the Soviet Union)
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Biography Ptukhin Evgeniy Savich
Ptukhin Evgeniy Savich (7/3/1900,, Yalta - 23.3.1942), military leader, Lieutenant General of Aviation (1940), Hero of the Soviet Union (1940). Educated in the school aviamotoristov (1922), on military aviation courses to improve nachsostava (1929) and refresher courses for commanders of the Military Academy of the General Staff (1939). In 1918, joined the Red Army ". He became famous during the Civil War in Spain, where he was sent as a military adviser. He became known as the "General Jose. After returning to 1938 Air Force commander of the Leningrad Military District. During the Russo-Finnish War, commanded the Air Force of the North-Western Front. Since January. Early 1941. General Directorate of the Red Army Air Defense. Since the beginning of the Great Patriotic War became commander of the Air Force in South-Western Front. In the early days of the war slave P. aviation was almost entirely destroyed, with most - on the ground. 5 days after the war - 27/6/1941 arrested. Long held in the Saratov prison, and the decision of 13.2.1942 of the Special Meeting was sentenced to death. Shot. In 1954, rehabilitated.