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Vorozheikin, Arseny Vasilyevich

Date of birth:
October 28th, 1912 (Prokofyevo/Nizhny Novgorod Governorate, Russia)
Date of death:
May 23rd, 2001 (Moscow, Soviet Union)
Buried on:
Graves Russian War Veterans Troyekurovskoye Cemetery
Nationality:
Soviet

Biography

Major general. Flying ace. Hero of the Soviet Union.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1939
Orden Krasnogo Znameni
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1943
Orden Krasnogo Znameni
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1943
Orden Aleksandra Nevskogo
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
Komandir eskadrilyi 728 istrebitelnogo aviatsionnogo polka, 256 istrebitelnaya aviatsionnaya divizia (squadronscommandant in 728e Jager-Luchtregiment, 256e Jager-Luchtdivisie)
Awarded on:
February 4th, 1944
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
Komandir eskadrilyi 728 istrebitelnogo aviatsionnogo polka, 256 istrebitelnaya aviatsionnaya divizia (squadronscommandant in 728e Jager-Luchtregiment, 256e Jager-Luchtdivisie)
Awarded on:
February 4th, 1944
Orden Lenina
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Kapitan (Captain)
Unit:
Komandir 32 istrebitelnogo aviatsionnogo polka, 256 istrebitelnaya aviatsionnaya divizia (commandant 32e Jager-Luchtregiment, 256e Jager-Luchtdivisie)
Awarded on:
August 19th, 1944
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1944
Orden Suvorova 3
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General-mayor aviatsii (Major-General of Aviation)
Awarded on:
1985
Orden Otechestvennoi voiny 1
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1945
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

Sources

  • Photo: Public domain
  • - Gero´ Sovetskogo Soyuza [Heroes of the Soviet Union], Ministry of Defense, Voyenizdat, Moscow, 1987 (two volumes)
    - Warheroes.ru
    - ru.wikipedia.org