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RP77TA
Letchikam geroyam 229 Tamanskoy istrebitelno-aviacionnoy divizii

Saratovskaya oblast

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RP77TA Taman Aviation Fighter Division

Distinguished soldiers of the division

30 pilots of the division were awarded the title of Hero of the Soviet Union for exemplary performance of combat missions in the battles with the Nazi invaders.

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Andreev Alexander Petrovich, Lieutenant, pilot of the 163rd Guards Fighter Aviation Regiment of the 229th Fighter Aviation Division of the 4th Air Army, was awarded the title Hero of Russia by Presidential Decree No. 477 of May 8, 1995. Golden Star No. 151.

* Babailov Pavel Konstantinovich, Captain, squadron commander of the 163rd Guards Fighter Aviation Regiment of the 229th Fighter Aviation Division of the 4th Air Army was awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union on February 23, 1945. Posthumously.

* Batyrev Pyotr Mikhailovich, Captain, Assistant in the Air Rifle Service of the commander of the 163rd Guards Fighter Aviation Regiment of the 229th Fighter Aviation Division of the 4th Air Army, was awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union on February 23, 1945. Posthumously.

* Konstantin Grigoryevich Vishnevetsky, squadron commander of the 298th Fighter Aviation Regiment of the 229th Fighter Aviation Division of the 4th Air Army, was awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union by Decree of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR on August 24, 1943. Gold star No. 1134

* Vasily Mikhailovich Drygin, senior pilot of the 298th Fighter Aviation Regiment of the 229th Fighter Aviation Division of the 4th Air Army of the North Caucasus Front, captain, was awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union by Decree of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR on May 24, 1943. Gold star No. 997

* Vladimir Ivanovich Istrashkin, Major, Assistant in the air rifle service of the commander of the 979th Fighter Aviation Regiment of the 229th Fighter Aviation Division of the 4th Air Army, was awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union on October 26, 1944. Gold Star No. 4843.

* Vasily Yegorovich Kryuchkov, Captain, squadron commander of the 163rd Guards Fighter Aviation Regiment of the 229th Fighter Aviation Division of the 4th Air Army, was awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union on May 15, 1946. Gold Star No. 9008.

* Andrey Mikhailovich Kulagin, Senior Lieutenant, Deputy Squadron Commander of the 249th Fighter Aviation Regiment of the 229th Fighter Aviation Division of the 4th Air Army, was awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union on July 1, 1944. Gold Star No. 3857.

* Kubatilokmanovich Kardanov, Captain, Deputy Squadron Commander of the 88th Fighter Aviation Regiment of the 229th Fighter Aviation Division of the 4th Air Army, was awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union by decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR on August 24, 1943. Gold Star No. 1147.

* Vasily Knyazev, Senior Lieutenant, squadron commander of the 88th Fighter Aviation Regiment of the 229th Fighter Aviation Division of the 4th Air Army, was awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union by Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR on August 24, 1943. Gold Star No. 1146.

* Afanasy Petrovich Lukin, Captain, squadron commander of the 159th Guards Fighter Aviation Regiment of the 229th Fighter Aviation Division of the 4th Air Army, was awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union by Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR on October 26, 1944. Gold Star No. 4484.

Andrey Fedorovich Loktionov, Captain, squadron commander of the 249th Fighter Aviation Regiment of the 44th Fighter Aviation Division of the Air Force of the 6th Army of the Southern Front, was awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union on November 20, 1941. Gold Star No. 688.

* Mikhailov Vladimir Alexandrovich, Senior Lieutenant, flight commander of the 163rd Guards Fighter Aviation Regiment of the 229th Fighter Aviation Division of the 4th Air Army was awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union on May 15, 1946. Posthumously.

Onopchenko Nikolay Markovich, Senior Lieutenant, squadron commander of the 163rd Guards Fighter Aviation Regiment of the 229th Fighter Aviation Division of the 4th Air Army was awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union on May 15, 1946. Gold Star No. 9010.

* Alexey Postnov, Senior Lieutenant, squadron commander of the 88th Fighter Aviation Regiment of the 229th Fighter Aviation Division of the 4th Air Army, was awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union by decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR on August 24, 1943. Gold Star No. 1153.

* Evgeny A. Pylaev, Captain, assistant in the air rifle service of the commander of the 159th Guards Fighter Aviation Regiment of the 229th Fighter Aviation Division of the 4th Air Army, was awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union by Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR on October 26, 1944. Gold Star No. 4844.

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Rubtsov Ivan Fedorovich, retired colonel, former squadron commander of the 979th Fighter Aviation Regiment of the 229th Fighter Aviation Division of the 4th Air Army was awarded the title Hero of Russia on September 11, 1998. Medal No. 465.

* Vasily Sobin, Lieutenant, squadron commander of the 88th Fighter Aviation Regiment of the 229th Fighter Aviation Division of the 4th Air Army, was awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union by decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR on August 19, 1944. Posthumously.

* Kharlamov Semyon Ilyich, Senior Lieutenant, squadron commander of the 163rd Guards Fighter Aviation Regiment of the 229th Fighter Aviation Division of the 4th Air Army was awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union on February 23, 1945. Gold Star No. 5407.