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Twice Hero of the Soviet Union, ace pilot of the Great Patriotic War, Lieutenant General of Aviation.He fought from the first days of the war. Had injuries.|
In total, during the war, G. A. Rechkalov made 450 sorties, 122 air battles, in which he shot down more than 60 enemy aircraft. The most
productive ace of the Second World War, who fought on the Aerocobra plane.
After the war, Grigory Andreevich continued to serve in the Air Force, in 1951 he graduated from the Air Force Academy. He was retired in 1959. He lived in Moscow.