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Bordun, Anatoliy Zinovyevich

Date of birth:
March 31st, 1921 (Nodal, Soviet Union)
Date of death:
May 22nd, 2011 (Smolensk, Russia)
Nationality:
Soviet (1922-1991, Socialist Republic)

Biography

Flying ace of the USSR: six German planes in 71 combat flights. He was also responsible for the crashing of an U.S. B-29 Superfortress on 9 November 1950.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Starshiyi Leytenant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
53rd Guards Fighter Aviation Regiment, 1st Belorussian Front
Awarded on:
February 8th, 1945
Orden Krasnogo Znameni
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Starshiyi Leytenant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
53rd Guards Fighter Aviation Regiment, 1st Belorussian Front
Awarded on:
June 4th, 1945
Orden Aleksandra Nevskogo
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Polkovnik (Colonel)
Unit:
53rd Guards Fighter Aviation Regiment, 1st Belorussian Front
Awarded on:
April 6th, 1985

1985 variant
Orden Otechestvennoi voiny 2
Jubilee Medal

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