Chronicle of war:

Twice Heroes
Vladimir Aleksenko

Vladimir Aleksenko27.1.1923 - 16.6.1995

Vladimir Aleksenko is a squadron commander and commander of the 15th Guards Ground Attack Aviation Regiment (the 227th Assault Air Division, the 1st Air Army, the 3rd Belorussian Front).

He was born on January 27, 1923 in Kievskoe village of the Crimean region of Krasnodar Territory in a peasant family. Russian. A member of the CPSU (B) / Communist Party since 1943. In 1940, he graduated from high school and flying club.

In the Red Army since May 1941. He graduated from the Krasnodar military pilots flying school in 1942.
 

 

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Alexey Alelyukhin
Alexey Alelyukhin30.3.1920 - 29.10.1990

Alexey Alelyukhin is a squadron commander of the 9th Guards Fighter Aviation Regiment of the 6th Guards Fighter Air Division of the 8th Air Force of the Southern Front, Guard Captain.

He was born on March 30, 1920 in Kesova Gora village of the Tver region, in a working class family. Russian. A member of the CPSU (B) / Communist Party since 1941. Graduated from elementary school. He worked at the Moscow factory of office supplies, also studied at the Aerial School.

In the Red Army since 1938, drafted by Mytishchi military commissariat of the Moscow region. In 1939 he graduated from the Military Aviation School named after V.P. Chkalov.
 

 

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Sultan Amet-Khan
Sultan Amet-Khan20.10.1920 - 1.2.1971

Sultan Amet-Khan is a squadron commander, assistant commander of the 9th Odessa Red Banner Guards Fighter Aviation Regiment of the 6th Guards Fighter Aviation Division.

He was born on October 20, 1920 in Alupka (today - in the city of Yalta, Crimea) in a working class family. His father was an ethnic Lak (originally from the village of Tsovkra, Dagestan), mother - Crimean Tatar. He was a member of the CPSU (B) / Communist Party from 1942. In 1937 S. Amet-Khan completed seven classes and enrolled in Railroad Factory Trade Apprenticeship in Simferopol. After graduation he worked as a mechanic in the railway depot in Simferopol. Simultaneously, he studied at the flying club, which he successfully graduated in 1938.

He joined the Red Army in February 1939. In 1940, having graduated from the 1st Kachin Red Banner Military Aviation School named after A.F. Myasnikov in junior lieutenant grade, served in Bobruisk, and from the summer of 1940 he was a pilot with the 4th Fighter Regiment (the Odessa Military District), based around Chisinau, flying the I-15 and the I-153. In Moldova, he faced the top of the Great Patriotic War ...
 
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Vasily Andrianov
Vasily Andrianov13.8.1920 - 4.5.1999

Vasily Andrianov was a bomber pilot.

He was born on August 13, 1920 in Ivanisovo village, today Bezhetsk district of Tver region in a peasant family. Russian. A member of the CPSU (B) / Communist Party since 1944 graduated from the Smolensk Co-operative College in 1939.

Joined the Red Army in 1940. In 1943, he graduated from the Perm Air Force Pilot School.

On the fronts of the Great Patriotic War was from June 1943. Was fire-seasoned for the first time on the Kursk Salient. On July 24, 1943 in the IL-2 group took part in a ground attack of Belgorod railway station.
 

 

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Stepan Artemenko
Stepan Artemenko22.1.1913 - 5.5.1977

Stepan Artemenko is an infantry battalion commander of the 447th Infantry Regiment of the 397th Infantry Division of the 61st Army of the 1st Byelorussian Front; Major.

He was born on January 22, 1913 in Ratsulovo village, today Malinovka village of Ivanovo district of the Odessa region in a peasant family. Ukrainian. He graduated from the initial high school in 1927.

Joined the Red Army in 1935. After military service he worked for the NKVD.
 
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Vasily Arkhipov
Vasily Arkhipov29.12.1906 - 13.6.1985

Vasily Arkhipov was a tank company commander during the Soviet-Finnish War of 1939-40, Commander of the 53rd Guards Tank Brigade of the 6th Guards Tank Corps of the 3rd Guards Tank Army of the 1st Ukrainian Front during the Great Patriotic War.

He was born on December 29, 1906 in Tyutnyary village (today Argayashsky district of Chelyabinsk region). Russian. A member of the Communist Party from 1931.

In the Soviet Army from 1928. In 1938 and 1943 he graduated from the postgraduate commanders’ courses, and in 1950 - the General Staff Military Academy.
 
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Hazi Ahad oglu Aslanov
Hazi Ahad oglu Aslanov22.1.1910 - 24.1.1945

Hazi Ahad oglu Aslanov was a commander of the 55th separate Tank Regiment (the 2nd Guards Army, Stalingrad Front); commander of the 35th Guards Tank Brigade (3rd Guards Mechanized Corps).

He was born on January 22, 1910 in Lenkoran (Azerbaijan) in a working class family. Azerbaijani. A member of the CPSU (b) since 1937. Lower secondary education. He worked at Lenkoran brick factory.

Joined the Red Army in 1929. He enrolled to study in the Transcaucasian Military Prep School (Baku). He graduated from the Leningrad Cavalry School, courses at the Military Academy of Armored Forces. He served in combat units in the Ukraine and Belarus.
 
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Ivan Bagramyan
Ivan Bagramyan2.12.1897 - 21.9.1982

Ivan Bagramyan was a commander of the 1st Baltic Front, Army General.

He was born on December 2, 1897 in Yelizavetpol (today the city of Gendje, Azerbaijan). Armenian. A member of the CPSU (B) / Communist Party from 1941. Joined the Red Army / Soviet Army in 1920. In 1925, he graduated from the courses of advanced training commanders of the cavalry, in 1931 - postgraduate courses of higher command personnel, in 1934 - the Frunze Military Academy, in 1938 - the General Staff Military Academy.

In 1915 he was drafted into the army and sent to the warrant officers’ school, which he graduated in 1917. Participated in the First World War. During the Civil War fought for the establishment of the Soviet power in Armenia and Georgia. In 1923-31 he commanded a cavalry regiment of the Armenian Infantry Division. In 1934-36 he was Chief of Staff of the Cavalry Division. Since 1938 - Senior Lecturer of the General Staff Military Academy. Since 1940 - Operations Chief of the Army Staff, then the Operations Department of the Kiev Special Military District Staff.
 
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Pavel Batov
Pavel Batov1.6.1897 - 19.4.1985

Pavel Batov commanded the 65th Army, Lt. Gen. (from June 29, 1944 - Colonel-General).

He was born on June 1, 1897 in Filisovo village today Rybinsk district of the Yaroslavl region. Russian. Participated in the World War I since 1916. For battle honors, he was awarded two crosses of St. George and two medals.

Joined the Red Army in 1918. In 1927 he graduated from the courses “The Shot”, and in 1950 - the Higher Academic Courses of the General Staff Military Academy. A member of the CPSU (B) / Communist Party since 1929.
 
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Talgat Begeldinov
Talgat Begeldinov5.8.1922

Talgat Begeldinov was a bomber pilot of the 144th Guards Attack Aviation Regiment of the 9th Guards Ground Attack Air Division of the 5th Air Force.

He was born on August 5, 1922 in Pishpek (Frunze, today Bishkek). Kazakh. He graduated from intermediate school in Frunze.

Joined the Red Army in 1940, he graduated from Orenburg military pilots flying school in 1942. A member of the CPSU (B) / Communist Party since 1943.

Participated in the Great Patriotic War from January 1943. His first sortie made in the morning on February 17, 1943, and in the evening - two more. Soon he claimed his first aerial victory by shooting down Bf.109 fighter. In the battles for Kharkov he was shot down. Despite many difficulties, he managed to cross the front line, and having returned to his regiment, continued his military activity.
 
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Leonid Beda
Leonid Beda16.8.1920 - 26.12.1976

Leonid Beda was a squadron commander of the 75th Guards Ground Attack Aviation Regiment (the 1st Guards Attack Air Division, the 8th Air Army, the 4th Ukrainian Front), Guards Lieutenant;
Assistant Commander of the 75th Guards Ground Attack Aviation Regiment (the 1st Guards Assault Aviation Division, the 1st Air Army, the 3rd Belorussian Front), Guards Major.
He was born on August 16, 1920 in Novopokrovka village of Leninsky district, today the Kostanay region (Kazakhstan). Ukrainian. In 1936 he graduated 7 years of schooling, in 1940 – the Ural Pedagogical Institute.
Joined the army in August 1940. In 1942, he graduated from Chkalovsky Air Force Pilot School (Orenburg).
 
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Afanasy Beloborodov
Afanasy Beloborodov31.1.1903 - 1.9.1990

Afanasy Beloborodov - Commander of the 43rd Army, Lieutenant-General.

He was born on January 31, 1903 in Akinino village, today Irkutsk district of the Irkutsk region in a peasant family. Russian. A member of the CPSU (B) / Communist Party since 1926. He graduated 3 grades of the rural school.

In 1919-1920 he was a partisan in the Far East in the 8th Irkutsk Regiment of the 1st Chita Infantry Division.
 
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Georgy Beregovoy
Georgy Beregovoy15.4.1921 - 30.6.1995

Georgy Beregovoy was a bomber pilot, test pilot, the Soviet 12th cosmonaut.

He was born on April 15, 1921 in Fedorovka village, Poltava region, the Ukraine. Ukrainian. After graduating from Yenakiyevo high school in 1938, he started his career at Yenakiyevo Metallurgical Combine. In 1938, he volunteered for the Red Army and became a cadet of the Voroshilovgrad school of military pilots named after Donets Basin’s proletariat, from which he graduated in 1941.

From June 13, 1941 he was a pilot of the 314th Reconnaissance Aviation Regiment of the 28th Air Division of the Central Front. From October 3, 1941 - a pilot of the 15th Reserve Aviation Regiment of the Volga Military District. Since February 1942 – a pilot of the 150th Short Fighting Aviation Regiment of the Volga Military District. This Aviation Regiment was later renamed into the 451th Attack Aviation Regiment. Before being sent to active duty, Georgy Beregovoy flew on the Yak-4 and the R-6.
 
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Semyon Bogdanov
Semyon Bogdanov29.8.1894 - 12.3.1960

Semyon Bogdanov was a commander of the 2nd Tank Army of the 2nd Ukrainian Front, Lieutenant General; commander of the 2nd Guards Tank Army of the 1st Belorussian Front, Colonel-General.

He was born on August 29, 1894 in Petersburg (now St. Petersburg) in a working class family. Russian. Participated in the 1st World War, a warrant officer of the reserve regiment.

In the Red / Soviet Army since 1918. During the Civil War he commanded a platoon, company, battalion; he participated in the liquidation of Antonov and Tambov Rebellion. After the war, in 1923, he graduated from the Higher Military Educational School and commanded units; since 1928 - Assistant commander, and in 1930, after the Supreme infantry tactical training - the commander of Infantry Regiment; then he commanded a mechanized training regiment, mechanized s and light tank brigades. In 1936 he graduated from the Academic postgraduate courses at the Military Academy of Mechanization and Motorization of the Red Army. From March 1941 - Commander of the Armored Division.
 
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Ivan Boyko
Ivan Boyko24.11.1910 - 12.5.1975

Ivan Boyko was a commander of tank regiment and brigade of the 1st Tank Army of the 1st Ukrainian Front.

He was born on November 24, 1910 in Zhornishche village (today Ilinetsky district of the Vinnytsa region, the Ukraine). Ukrainian. A member of the CPSU (B) / Communist Party since 1940.

Joined the Red / Soviet Army in 1930. In 1936, he graduated from the Ulyanovsk g Armored school; in 1939 - armored courses. Participated in the fighting on the Khalkhin-Gol River in 1939.

During the Great Patriotic War joined the active army in October 1941. Fought in the famed 1st Tank Army (the 1st Guards Tank Army), commanded by General M. Katukov.
 
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Mikhail Bondarenko
Mikhail Bondarenko20.10.1913 - 27.7.1947

Mikhail Bondarenko was a Commander of the squadron of the 198th Attack Aviation Regiment (the 4th Shock Air Group of the GHQ, the Western Front), Lieutenant; navigator of the 198th Attack Aviation Regiment (the 233rd Assault Air Division, the 1st Air Force, the Western Front), Major.

He was born on 7 (20) October 1913 in Bogdanovka village, today Yagotynsky district of Kiev region (the Ukraine). Ukrainian. In 1927 he finished 7 grades of a rural school. From 1931 he worked as a blacksmith at the Kiev plant “Arsenal”. In 1933 he graduated from Factory Trade Apprenticeship, in 1936 - 2 years of technical school, and the Kiev railway flying club.

In the army from August 1936. Until 1937 he studied at the Kharkov Military Aviation Pilot School, in 1939 graduated from the Kachin Military Aviation Pilot School. He served in the Air Force combat units (in the Moscow Military District).
 
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Andrey Borovykh
Andrey Borovykh30.9.1921 - 7.11.1989

Andrey Borovykh was a fighter pilot of the 157th Fighter Air Regiment of the 6th Fighter Air Corps of the 16th Air Army.

He was born on October 30, 1921 in Kursk, in a working class family. Russian. A member of the CPSU (B) / Communist Party from 1943. In 1936, he graduated from high school.

He joined the Red Army in 1940. He graduated from Chuguev Military Aviation School in 1940.

On the Great Patriotic War fronts from December 1941. His operational record run through Orel and Kursk, Gomel and Brest, Lvov and Warsaw, and ended near Berlin. He flew to intercept the enemy aircraft, accompanied our bombers to the enemy rear, carried out aerial reconnaissance.
 
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Anatoly Brandys
Anatoly Brandys12.8.1923 - 23.3.1988

Anatoly Brandys was a pilot-bomber of the 75th Guards Ground Attack Aviation Regiment of the 1st Guards Assault Aviation Division.

He was born on August 12, 1923 in Yekaterinoslav (now Dnepropetrovsk) in a working class family. Ukrainian. A member of the CPSU (B) / Communist Party since 1944. He graduated from high school.

Joined the Red Army in June 1941. He graduated from Perm military aviation school in 1943.

On the fronts of the Great Patriotic War from August 1943. Received his baptism of fire on the Southern Front. His first sortie was in a group to attack a column of the enemy tanks from the SS-Totenkopf Division. He fought in the skies of Melitopol, the Crimea, Belarus, Lithuania and East Prussia.
 
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Alexander Vasilevsky
Alexander Vasilevsky30.9.1895 - 5.12.1977

Alexander Vasilevsky was Chief of General Staff of the Red Army, Deputy Commissar of Defense of the USSR, a member of the STAVKA, Chief of Soviet Forces in the Far East, Marshal of the Soviet Union.

He was born on September 30, 1895 in New (Novaya) Golchikha in Vichuga district of Ivanovo region in a priest’s family. Russian. A member of the CPSU (B) / Communist Party from 1938.In 1897 he moved in Novopokrovskoe village, today Kineshma district of Ivanovo region. In 1909 he graduated from Kineshma seminary and enrolled in Kostroma seminary. The diploma allowed continuing education in a secular institution. Alexander wanted to be an agronomist or a surveyor, but the outbreak of the First World War changed his plans. In May 1915 he graduated from the crash course (4 months) of Alexeev Military School in Moscow, and in the rank of warrant officer was sent to the South-Western Front. Commanded a company of the 409th Novokhopersk Regiment (the 103rd Infantry Division, the 9th Army), then the battalion. In May 1916, he took part in the famous Brusilov breakthrough. He received the rank of captain.
 
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Ivan Vorobyev
Ivan Vorobyev26.8.1921 - 17.3.1991

Ivan Vorobyev was a pilot-bomber of the 76th Guards Ground Attack Aviation Regiment.

He was born on August 26, 1921 in Gorbachevo village in Odoev district of Tula region, in a peasant family. Russian. A member of the CPSU (B) / Communist Party from 1944. From 1938, he worked as an electrician at the Efremov plant of synthetic rubber. He graduated from the Tula Aero Club. Joined the Red / Soviet Army in 1940. In 1941, he graduated from Tambov Military Aviation School.

On the Great Patriotic War fronts from August 1942. He rose from the rank of a pilot to the squadron commander of the 76th Guards Ground Attack Aviation Regiment. When the enemy was driving toward Stalingrad, pilot Ivan Vorobyev launched a bombing attack to the Nazi troops rushing to the Volga River ...
 
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Arseny Vorozheikin
Arseny Vorozheikin28. 10. 1912 - 23. 5. 2001

Arseny Vorozheikin - Squadron of the 728th Fighter Regiment of the 256th Fighter Air Division of the 5th Fighter Air Corps of the 2nd Air Army of the 1st Ukrainian Front, Captain.

He was born on October 28, 1912 in Prokofievka village, now Gorodetsky district of Nizhny Novgorod region in a peasant family. Russian. A member of the CPSU (B) / Communist Party since 1932.

Joined the Red Army in 1931-1933 and since 1934. In 1937, he graduated from the Kharkov Military Aviation School of Pilots. He participated in battles at the Khalkhin-Gol in 1939, had 30 air battles, shot down six Japanese planes (during one of the fights, seriously injured spinal cord, was invalided out of the army, but despite this, he returned into the unit).
 
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Musa Gareev
Musa Gareev9.6.1922 - 17.9.1987

Musa Gareev was a squadron commander of the 76th Guards Ground Attack Aviation Regiment of the 1st Guards Assault Aviation Division of the 1st Air Army of the 3rd Belorussian Front.

He was born on June 9, 1922 in Ilyakshide village, today Ilishevski region, Bashkortostan in a peasant family. Bashkir. A member of the CPSU (B) / Communist Party from April 1944. He completed two years of People’s Commissariat of Railways in 1940.

He was designed to the Red Army on December 15, 1940 by Zhdanov military commissariat of Ufa, Bashkir ASSR. In 1942 he graduated from the Military Aviation School of Engels. After graduating from flying school from September 25, 1942 - in the army.
 
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Vasily Glazunov
Vasily Glazunov1.1.1896 - 27.6.1967

Vasily Glazunov was a commander of the 4th Guards Rifle Corps.

He was born on January 1, 1896 in Varvarovka village, today Serdobsk district of the Penza region in a peasant family. Russian.

Joined the Russian Army since 1915. A member of the First World War, a junior non-commissioned officer.

Joined the Red Army since 1918. A member of the Civil War. He commanded a platoon, company, and battalion. A member of the CPSU (B) / Communist Party from 1926. In 1929, he graduated from the courses “The Shot” He commanded units and formations of ground forces. In 1941, he graduated from advanced training command personnel at the Frunze Military Academy. Commanded a division in the Far East.
 
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Dmitry Glinka
Dmitry Glinka10.12.1917 - 1.3.1979

Dmitry Glinka was a fighter-pilot, assistant commander of the air-shooting service of the 45/100 Guards Fighter Aviation Regiment of the 4th Air Army.

He was born on December 10, 1917 in Alexandrov Dar village (today Dnepropetrovsk region, the Ukraine) in a miner’s family. Ukrainian. A member of the CPSU (B) / Communist Party since 1942.

In the Red / Soviet Army since 1937. In 1939, he graduated from the Military Aviation School.

During the Great Patriotic War he was in fighter element. In January 1942, in the Crimea in the 45th Fighter Regiment, D. Glinka made his first sortie. During the war years he made about three hundred sorties: in the sky over the Crimea, the Kuban, Kharkov, Sandomierz bridgehead, Iasi and Nazi Germany.
 
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Alexander Golovachev
Alexander Golovachev10. 12. 1909 - 6. 3. 1945

Alexander Golovachev was Commander of the 23rd Guards Order of Lenin, the Order of the Red Banner and the 2nd Class Order of Suvorov of Vasilkov Motor-Rifle Brigade of the 7th Guards Tank Corps of the 3rd Guards Tank Army, Guards Colonel.

He was born on December 10, 1909 in Lyubokhna village (now the Bryansk region) in a working class family. Russian. A member of the CPSU (b) since 1931. In the Red / Soviet Army since 1929. In 1932 he graduated from the military school named after All-Russian Central Executive Committee of the RSFSR. A marcher of the Soviet troops in the liberation of Western Ukraine in 1939.

At the beginning of World War II, A. Golovachev was Chief of Staff and commander of the infantry regiment. Since August 1942, he commanded the 52nd Motorized Infantry Brigade of the 15th Tank Corps of the 3rd Tank Army, distinguished himself in February 1943 in the Kharkov operation of the Voronezh Front. After giving the team the title of Guards, it was transformed into the 23rd Guards Motorized Rifle Brigade of the 7th Guards Tank Corps of the 3rd Guards Tank Army. In the same year, the 23rd Motor Rifle Brigade was surrounded. To break the enemy’s attack ring was impossible. Brigade Commander, A. Golovachev made a decision to leave the roundup in small groups. He went out last with the brigade’s banner.
 
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