Squadron commander Captain I. Veshnyakov in the cockpit of the La-5FN fighter

Captain I. Veshnyakov


Squadron commander of the 171st Fighter Regiment of the 315th Fighter Air Division Captain I. Veshnyakov in the cockpit of the La-5FN fighter (or La-5F of the last series) with the inscription “For Oleg Koshevoy”. 1944.

Oleg Vasilievich Koshevoi – a member of the underground Young Communist League organization “Young Guard”, arrested, tortured and shot by the Nazis in February 1943. He was posthumously awarded the title of Hero of the Soviet Union.

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