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Lakhonin, Veniamin Ivanovich

Date of birth:
July 28th, 1911 (Rasskazovo, Tambov region, Russian Empire)
Date of death:
December 22nd, 1941 (Moscow region, Soviet Union)
Buried on:
Soviet War Graves Kuntsevo Cemetery
Nationality:
Soviet (1922-1991, People's Republic)

Biography

Lieutenant and Hero of the Soviet Union Veniamin Lakhonin was killed in a plane crash on 22 December 1941.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leytenant (Lieutenant)
Unit:
Navigator Squadron, 22nd Long-Range Aviation Regiment
Awarded on:
September 16th, 1941
For "exemplary performance of command assignments at the front in the struggle against German fascism and for displaying courage and heroism".

No. 516
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leytenant (Lieutenant)
Unit:
Navigator Squadron, 22nd Long-Range Aviation Regiment
Awarded on:
September 16th, 1941
Orden Lenina

No. 7395, goes with the Gold Star

Sources

  • Photo: Public domain

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