Commander of the Soviet Black Sea Fleet, Admiral Philip Octyabrsky

Admiral Philip Octyabrsky

Commander of the Black Sea Fleet of the Red Navy, Soviet Admiral Philip Octyabrsky.
Commanding the Black Sea Fleet, at the same time in 1941-1942, Philip Octyabrsky was the commander of the Sevastopol Defense District, he directed the heroic defense of Sevastopol. He is often criticized for the fact that on the night of July 1, 1942, when the position of city defenders became hopeless, with the permission of the Supreme Headquarters of the Supreme Command of the USSR, he was evacuated by plane, and did not remain in the besieged city and was not captured.

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