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The 229th Fighter Aviation Division was formed on May 25, 1942 in the village of Slavyanoserbskaya.
During the war, 30 pilots of the division were awarded the title "Hero of the Soviet Union"
Of the 229th Fighter Aviation Division for the liberation of the Taman Peninsula (1943), the honorary name "Taman" was awarded .
For exemplary military actions to liberate the city of Belostok, the 229th Taman Fighter Aviation Division was awarded the Order of the Red Banner of Battle by the Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR on August 9, 1944.