Pilot ace Boris Eremin in the cockpit of the Yak-1 fighter

Pilot ace Boris Eremin in the cockpit of the Yak-1 fighter

Soviet pilot-ace Boris Eremin posing in the cockpit of the Yak-1B fighter with the inscription “To the pilot of the Stalingrad Front Guards Major Eremin from the farmer’s farm” Stakhanovite” Holovaty comrade.”

Boris Eremin (1913-2005) during the Great Patriotic War of the Soviet Union has made 342 sorties, carried out more than 100 attacks enemy ground positions, participated in 70 air battles, shot down 23 German aircraft (8 person, 15 per group). Pilot ace Boris Eremin was shot down twice, twice wounded. Pilot ace Boris Eremin received numerous awards, including six (!) Orders of the Red Banner. Twice (in 1944 and 1945) presented the title of Hero of the Soviet Union, but the title was awarded only in 1990.

 

 

Time taken: 1943

In : 1943

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