Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Honored Allies Wednesday: Pyotr A. Arefiev (Soviet Union)

"Born in 1913 in the city of Staraya Russa, Novgorod Region, Russia.  Captain, Air Squadron Commander of the 826th Assault Aviation Regiment. For distinction in battles during the Great Patriotic War, by the decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR of February 23, 1945, Captain Pyotr Alekseevich Arefyev was awarded the title of Hero of the Soviet Union along with the Order of Lenin."
Another honored ally,

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