Aircraft designer Alexander Yakovlev and Mikhail Kalinin

Alexander Yakovlev, Mikhail Kalinin


Soviet aircraft designer Alexander Yakovlev (left), after awarding the first order of Lenin, is photographed for memory with the Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR, Mikhail Kalinin.
Alexander Yakovlev was presented to this award on the initiative of Klim Vorshilov for the design and construction of the BB bomber (Yak-2 / Yak-4).
In total, Alexander Yakovlev had 10 Orders of Lenin (the highest award of the Soviet Union).

 

 

Location: The Kremlin, Moscow, USSR
Date: 1939

In : 1939

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