The Soviet commander of the wing of the 1st GMTAP guard Lieutenant M.F. Shishkov

Lieutenant M. Shishkov

Soviet commander from the 1st Guards mine-torpedo aviation regiment of the 8th Mine-Torpedo Air Division of the Baltic Fleet Guard Lieutenant M.F. Shishkov against the background of his torpedo carrier A-20 “Boston”. By September 1944, the crew of the Soviet commander M. Shishkov made 75 sorties and sank 6 maritime transports and an oil tanker of the enemy.

A month after the photographing on November 5, 1944, for exemplary fulfillment of the tasks of the command and demonstrated courage and heroism in the battles Shishkov, Mikhail Fedorovich will be awarded the title of Hero of the Soviet Union.



Location: Panevezys, Lithuanian SSR
Date: September 19, 1944
Author: Sergey Shimansky

In : 1944

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