Hero of the Soviet Union, commander of the 26th Fighter Regiment of the 7th Fighter Aviation Corps of the Leningrad Air Defense Zone, pilot Alexei Sevastyanov.
Sevastyanov Alexey Tikhonovich was born in 1917. In the Red Army since August 1936, a participant in the Great Patriotic War from June 1941.
On April 23, 1942, the brave fighter-pilot A. Sevastyanov died a brave death in an unequal air battle, defending the “Road of Life” through Ladoga.
The title of Hero of the Soviet Union to the junior lieutenant Sevastyanov Alexei Tikhonovich was awarded posthumously by the Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR of June 6, 1942.