Chronicle of war:

Anatoly Nedbaylo
Anatoly Nedbaylo28. 1. 1923 - 13. 5. 2008

Anatoly Nedbaylo was Squadron of the 75th Guards Ground Attack Aviation Regiment (the 1st Guards Assault Air Division, the 1st Air Army, the 3rd Belorussian Front), Guards Captain.

He was born on January 28, 1923 in Izyum, Kharkov region in a working class family. Ukrainian. A member of the CPSU (B) since 1944. He graduated from junior high school.

Joined the Red Army in 1941. He began his service as a cadet of Voroshilovgrad military flying school which he graduated from in 1943.

During the Great Patriotic War (from March 1943) he fought on the South, the 4th Ukrainian and 3rd Belorussian Fronts: pilot, flight commander, deputy commander and squadron commander of the 75th Guards Regiment assault. He distinguished himself during the liberation of the Crimea and Belarus. Creatively used a variety of methods of warfare.

Squadron of the 75th Guards Ground Attack Aviation Regiment (the 1st Guards Assault Air Division, the 1st Air Army, the 3rd Belorussian Front) by October of 1944, Guards Captain, Anatoly Nedbaylo made 130 sorties and inflicted heavy losses to the enemy.

By the Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet on April 19, 1945 Anatoly Nedbaylo was awarded the honorary title of Hero of the Soviet Union, the Order of Lenin and the Gold Star medal (# 6247).

By April of 1945, the brave pilot made 89 more combat missions.

By the Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet on June 29th, 1945 Anatoly Nedbaylo was awarded a second title of Hero of the Soviet Union, the Order of Lenin and the Gold Star medal.

After the war, A. Nedbaylo continued service in the Air Forces of the USSR. Successfully graduated from the Red Banner Air Force Academy. He was a lecturer and led work in military schools of the Air Force. From October 1968 to September 1983 he served as deputy chief of the Kiev Higher Military Aviation Engineering School. Since 1983, Air Force Major-General, A. Nedbaylo was retired.

He lived in Kiev. Died on May 13, 2008. He was buried at Baykovoe cemetery in Kiev.

He was awarded the Order of Lenin (1945), three Orders of the Red Banner (1943, 1944, 1945), the Order of Alexander Nevsky (1944), three 1st Class Orders of the Patriotic War (1944, 1945, 1985), the 2nd Class Order of the Patriotic War (1944), two Orders of the Red Star (1943, 1982), the 3rd Class Order “For Service to the Motherland in the USSR Armed Forces” (1975), and medals.

A bronze bust of Hero was set in his homeland.
 



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