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Pylayev, Yevgeniy Alekseyevich

Date of birth:
November 5th, 1919 (Melnikovo/Yaroslavl, Soviet Union)
Date of death:
September 5th, 1951 (Leningrad region, Soviet Union)
Buried on:
Krasnenkoe Cemetery
Nationality:
Soviet (1922-1991, People's Republic)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 9th, 1942
Orden Krasnoi Zvezdy
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 17th, 1943
Orden Krasnogo Znameni
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 24th, 1943
Orden Otechestvennoi voiny 1
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 28th, 1944
Orden Krasnogo Znameni
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 30th, 1944
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 24th, 1944
Orden Krasnogo Znameni
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Kapitan (Captain)
Unit:
159th Guards Fighter Aviation Regiment, Military Air Forces
Awarded on:
October 26th, 1944
"Guards Captain Pylaev completed 285 sorties by May 1944. He personally downed 16 enemy planes and a further 94 enemy aircraft in 94 raids."

No. 4844
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Kapitan (Captain)
Unit:
159th Guards Fighter Aviation Regiment, Military Air Forces
Awarded on:
October 26th, 1944
Orden Lenina
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 24th, 1945
Orden Otechestvennoi voiny 2

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