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Nikolai Mikhailovich Karabulin (November 17, 1918 — July 5, 1943) was a flight commander of the 215th Assault Aviation Regiment of the 47th Mixed Aviation Division of the Western Front, lieutenant.
In the battles of the Great Patriotic War since August 1941. Flight commander of the 215th Assault Aviation Regiment (47th Mixed Aviation Division, Western Front) candidate for the CPSU (b) Lieutenant Nikolai Karabulin by September 16, 1941 had made thirteen successful sorties on an Il-2 aircraft, destroyed a lot of enemy manpower and equipment, causing significant damage to the enemy. On July 5, 1943, the squadron commander, Captain N. M. Karabulin, was killed while performing a combat mission.
By the Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR dated April 12, 1942, Lieutenant Nikolai Mikhailovich Karabulin was awarded the title of Hero of the Soviet Union with the award of the Order of Lenin and the Gold Star Medal (No. 690) for exemplary performance of combat missions of the command at the front of the fight against the Nazi invaders and the courage and heroism shown at the same time. He was awarded the Order of Lenin, the Orders of Alexander Nevsky, the Patriotic War of the 2nd degree.
A street in Yaroslavl, on which a memorial plaque is installed, is named after the Hero. His name is immortalized on a memorial plaque installed on the building of the Yaroslavl Aero Club. In the Yaroslavl People's Museum of the factory "Proletarian Freedom" there is an exposition dedicated to the glorious countryman.