Daniil Barchenkov

Daniil Gavrilovich Barchenkov (Russian: Даниил Гаврилович Барченков; 17 December 1917 – 30 May 1953) was a Soviet fighter pilot during World War II who was awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union. A flying ace, his final tally at the end of the war stands at an estimated 19 shootdowns.[1][2]

Daniil Gavrilovich Barchenkov
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Native name
Даниил Гаврилович Барченков
Born17 December [O.S. 4 December] 1917
Goloshevka, Mogilev Governorate
Died30 May 1950 (aged 32)
Allegiance Soviet Union
Service/branch Soviet Air Force
Years of service1938 – 1950
RankLieutenant colonel
Unit897th Fighter Aviation Regiment
Battles/warsWorld War II
AwardsHero of the Soviet Union

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bykov, Mikhail (2014). Все асы Сталина 1936–1953 гг (in Russian). Moscow: Yauza. pp. 95–96. ISBN 9785457567221. OCLC 879321002.
  2. ^ Simonov, Andrey. "Барченков Даниил Гаврилович". warheroes.ru (in Russian). Archived from the original on 2012-01-02. Retrieved 2021-11-01.