Commander of the Soviet 9th Voronezh Fighter Air Corps of the Air Defense Major-General Stepan Georgievich Korol (left) with his subordinates.
In the center is Lieutenant Colonel M. Kuresh, the first commander of the 487th Fighter Regiment / 146th Guards Fighter Aviation Regiment and Chief of Staff Colonel Velmyakin.
Source: Dmitry Lukin’s family archive.
Location: Voronezh, USSR
Date: July 1943