World War 2 Photo – Sergey Prokofievich Dupliy – navigator, Hero of the Soviet Union (1944), guard colonel.
Sergei Dupliy – Member of the Great Patriotic War from June 1941. He fought in the 2 (5 Guards) mine and torpedo regiment of the Air Force of the Black Sea Fleet, was the navigator of the regiment. Sergei Dupliy made 189 sorties before May 1944, he destroyed 7 transports, 2 patrol vessels, 6 torpedo boats, a tank, 2 minesweepers, several barges, 15 airplanes on the airfields as part of the crew.
Author: Evgeni Khaldei
Date of the photo: 1944